Meet Our Team

Umair Aslam

Umair Aslam

Founder / Editor In Chief

Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defense journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control, and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘Eurasian Times’.

Syed Ali Abbas


Syed Ali Abbas is research assistant at Center for International Strategic Studies, Islamabad, and the co-founder of Global Defense Insight. Previously, Syed worked as associate editor at Indus News Network. His area of interest involves politics of the Middle East, Nuclear politics, etc. He tweets @smalinaqvi05