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Osama Ahmad

Osama Ahmad

Osama Ahmad is an Islamabad-based researcher and freelance journalist currently working as a Field Researcher and Data Analyst with the Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS). He writes about regional security, geopolitics, cybercrime & cyberterrorism, organized crime, technology, human rights, gender disparities, political violence, militancy, conflict and post-conflict, countering violent extremism, climate change, and ethnic nationalism. His research articles and analysis have been published by the Terrorism Monitor of The Jamestown Foundation, FairPlanet, The Express Tribune, The News on Sunday, and The Friday Times. He holds a bachelor's degree in English Literature and Language from Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, and a master's degree in Political Science from the University of Peshawar. Earlier, he worked as a research assistant with the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) on a comprehensive research project focusing on mainstreaming Pakistan's merged districts formerly known as Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Latest from Osama Ahmad

Ten Years of CPEC: A Decade of Disappointments  Economy & Development

Ten Years of CPEC: A Decade of Disappointments 

Formally launched in 2013, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) marked…

Former FATA’s Mainstreaming Remains Elusive Domestic Politics

Former FATA’s Mainstreaming Remains Elusive

Pakistan merged the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) along…

پاکستان کو انسدادِ دہشتگردی کارروائیوں میں پی ٹی ایم کے ساتھ تعاون  کرنا چاہیئے Hindi & Urdu