Asma Khalid is a Research Associate at the Strategic Vision Institute (SVI) in Islamabad, Pakistan. She holds an MPhil degree in International Relations from the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, and a distinction in Bachelor of Science in Defense and Diplomatic Studies from the Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi. Previously, she worked as a Research Fellow at the Senate of Pakistan. Her area of research is South Asian nuclear issues, with a focus on nuclear nonproliferation, deterrence stability, nuclear equilibrium, and nuclear policies. She also contributes regularly to national dailies and international blogs on issues of strategic significance. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.