Dr Khuram Iqbal
Head of Department International Relations, NDU, Islamabad.
Dr. Khuram Iqbal is Associate Professor at Department of International Relations, National Defence University, Islamabad. He is expert in counter-terrorism and an enthusiastic researcher, who has devoted a decade to research and teaching in Peace and Conflict Studies, Strategic Studies and Counter-Terrorism. He has also served as Head of Research at Pakistan Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) and Researcher at Center for Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism, Australia. He received his PhD in International Security Studies from Macquarie University, Australia and M.Sc in Strategic Studies from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Currently he is pursuing his post Doctorate from University of Maryland, US. He has received various awards nationally and internationally in recognition for his research. Dr Khurram is also an author of book – Making of Pakistani Human Bombs. He also co-authored Pakistan Terrorism Ground Zero and Negotiating the Siege of Red Mosque. Dr Khuram is also responsible for creating the first Centre of Excellence on Counter Terrorism at NDU and also worked as a senior analyst at International Centre for Political violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR), Singapore. He is also a member of Council of Asian Transnational Threats Research (CATR), a body of leading Asian experts on counter terrorism and transnational crimes.