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 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