Arhama Siddiqa is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI). She is a LUMS (2013) and Warwick (2014) alumnus. Her research areas are the Middle East and the role of major powers in South Asia. She regularly contributes to publications such as The Pakistan Observer, The Nation, and South Asian Voices (hosted by the Stimson Center). She was a 2017 Commonwealth Fellow at Conciliation Resources in the United Kingdom.