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

Co-Founder

Syed Ali Abbas is the 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 and sub-editor at Pakistan Strategic Forum. His area of interest involves politics of the Middle East, Nuclear politics, etc. He tweets @smalinaqvi05

Fatima Zainab

Fatima Zainab

Managing Editor

Fatima Zainab studies Strategic and Nuclear Studies at National Defence University, Islamabad. She is an IBM Certified Cybersecurity Analyst. Her areas of interest cover Cyber Warfare, Contemporary Security Studies, and International Politics.