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Haleema Saadia

Haleema Saadia

Haleema Saadia is a Lecturer at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) and a Research Fellow at the ROADS Initiative, Islamabad, Pakistan. She is also a doctoral candidate at the Centre for International Peace and Stability, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan. She has an M.Sc. and M.Phil. in Defense and Strategic Studies from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, where she was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal by the President of Pakistan and Vice-Chancellor’s Medal by Quaid- i-Azam University in recognition of her academic credentials.

Prior to her transition to academia, she worked at Pakistan’s Strategic Plans Division (SPD), where she conducted policy analysis on strategic affairs. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Sandia National Laboratories and James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey, USA. She is an alumna of the Nuclear History Boot Camp of the Nonproliferation International History Project. Her areas of interest include nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear policies of India and Pakistan, deterrence, nuclear strategy and diplomacy, nuclear security, cybersecurity, and arms control and disarmament. She will be Co-Chair for the Working Group on “Challenging Racism and White Supremacy in Nuclear Weapons Policy-Making” for BASIC’s 2023 policy cycle.

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