Book Talks


The Security Imperative: Pakistan Nuclear Deterrence and Diplomacy

On the 7th of September 2023, the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS-AJK) hosted an event as part of their ‘Book Talk’ series for a recently published book titled “The Imperative of Security: Pakistan’s Nuclear Deterrence and Diplomacy”.

The author of the book, a renowned Pakistani diplomat, Ambassador Zamir Akram, chaired the gathering, while the discussion was facilitated by Research Officer, Mr. Ali Hamza. The event kept its audience thoroughly engrossed with its exceptionally informative content, particularly when the Ambassador shared his extensive 38-year diplomatic journey.

The event encompassed thought-provoking discussions, delving into a wide range of topics, including the changing security paradigms in the modern world, Pakistan’s acquisition of nuclear technology, Strategic Space, Nuclear Deterrence, and future challenges. The event was actively attended by scholars representing diverse academic disciplines and walks of life. It was marked as the beginning of first-ever nuclear-related discourse in AJK, signaling a new era in academic pursuits led by CISS-AJK.

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