Salman Zaidi

Salman Zaidi is Deputy Director of the Jinnah Institute in Pakistan. He leads the institute's Strategic Security Initiative and works on the Indo-Pak and Pak-Afghan Track II dialogues, in addition to the Water Security project. He has authored multiple publications for the Institute, including "Pakistan, the United States and the End Game in Afghanistan: Perceptions of Pakistan's Foreign Policy Elite" (2011) and "Extremism Watch: Mapping Conflict Trends in Pakistan 2010-2011" (2011). He holds an MSc. in Violence, Conflict and Development (SOAS), and a BSc. in Development Studies (Iqra University).

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