About Zahid Shahab Ahmed

Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed is a postdoctoral fellow at Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, and author of Regionalism and Regional Security in South Asia: The Case of SAARC (Routledge, 2013).

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Countering violent extremism in Pakistan

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In the wake of a major terrorist attack on a Sufi shrine in Pakistan earlier this year, Zahid Shahab Ahmed discusses the way ahead for countering violent religious extremism in the country Acts of terrorism in Pakistan have decreased significantly in the past couple of years, but the rise in violent extremism is alarming. The […]

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South Asia’s emerging refugee crisis

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Afghan refugees are not just Pakistan’s problem Since the Arab Spring, the international community has faced a migration crisis. The ongoing war in Syria alone has made almost five million people refugees. Of these, just over 10 per cent have sought refuge in Europe, with many more hoping to do so. Thousands have died in […]