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Hamzah Rifaat

Hamzah Rifaat

Hamzah Rifaat is an anchor for Indus News in Islamabad, Pakistan. He has years of broadcasting experience. He is a gold medalist with a Master of Philosophy degree in the discipline of peace and conflict studies from the National Defense University in Islamabad. He holds a diploma in World Affairs and Professional Diplomacy from the Bandaranaike Diplomatic Training Institute in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was a freelance writer and blogger for the Friday Times and received a CRDF scholarship to the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, where he studied nonproliferation and terrorism studies at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies. He was also a Graduate Editorial Assistant for Women's International Perspective, a global source for women's perspectives, based in Monterey. He has also represented Pakistan as a member of the CTBTO Youth Initiative 2016. His writings encompass political and internal security issues in Pakistan and he regularly contributes for The Diplomat Magazine. Hamzah is a former SAV Visiting Fellow (January 2016).

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Pakistani Elections: Outcome Scenarios Domestic Politics

Pakistani Elections: Outcome Scenarios

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Trump’s Zero-Sum Approach to South Asia Geopolitics & Diplomacy

Trump’s Zero-Sum Approach to South Asia

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