Hajira Asaf Khan is an Islamabad based professional with a Masters in Defence and Strategic Studies from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Her MSc thesis is titled “Nuclear Lexicon and Deterrence Stability in South Asia.” Earlier, she studied Journalism and English Literature in her B.A, which she received from the University of Punjab, Lahore.
Her areas of interest primarily include nuclear policy, psychological warfare, counter-terrorism, and deradicalization. She holds in great esteem the American novelist Kurt Vonnegut and the Pashto poet Khan Abdul Ghani Khan. She is also known for trying to convince anyone who will listen to read both these men.