Hassan AbbasSenior Fellow
Abbas holds a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; an LLM in International Law from Nottingham University, U.K., as a Britannia Chevening scholar; and an M.A. in Political Science from Punjab University, Pakistan. He also received fellowships at Harvard Law School, Asia Society in New York, and New America in Washington, D.C.. He regularly appears as an analyst on international media and writes pieces for various leading international newspapers and academic publications.
His latest book is Pakistan’s Nuclear Bomb: A Story of Defiance, Deterrence and Deviance (Oxford University Press, 2018). His earlier books include the well acclaimed The Taliban Revival: Violence & Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier (Yale University Press, 2015) and Pakistan’s Drift into Extremism: Allah, the Army and America’s War On Terror (M.E.Sharpe & Routledge, 2005).
The Day After al-SistaniFebruary 18, 2020
U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Hearing Protecting Houses of Worship and Holy SitesOctober 30, 2019
Will Pakistan Cooperate With Trump?July 21, 2019
The ‘caliphate’ is no more. But the Islamic State isn’t finished yet.March 25, 2019
U.S. and Afghanistan: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the SameAugust 23, 2017