Ahmad Faruqui

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Consulting
Occupation Free lance writer
Introduction I am an economist and director of research at the American Institute of International Studies. I grew up in Pakistan. I matriculated from St. Patrick's High School in Karachi, studied at Adamjee Science College and got my BA and MA degrees from Karachi University. I hold a Ph. D. from UC Davis. I am a frequent contributor to Daily Times. I have authored “Rethinking the National Security of Pakistan,” and write frequently in Daily Times. I have written in Asia Times, The News Sentinel, Journal Star, The Contra Costa Times, The Friday Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Jose Mercury, The News on Sunday, The Nation, Pakistan Link, Pakistan Today, The Weekly Independent and Wisconsin State Journal. I have published scholarly papers in Asian Defence and Diplomacy, Al-Siyasa, Security Dialogue, Journal of Conflict, Security and Development, Asian Defence and Diplomacy, RUSI Journal, Asian Affairs, IPRI Journal, Defence Journal (Karachi), Strategic Review, Defense Analysis and Asia Pacific Military Balance. I belong to the American Economic Association and Economists for Peace and Security.
Interests National security studies with an emphasis on Pakistan
Favorite Movies Lawrence of Arabia, Vertigo
Favorite Music Enigma