Biography

Education

• PhD in Political Science and International Studies (2nd Year)
Department of Political Science and International Studies, University of Birmingham
• M.Phil Pakistan Studies (2015)
National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
• Masters in English Literature (2013)

Area of interest

His main research areas is Saudi Arabian Foreign Policy and Saudi Politics. His focus is on the evolution of Saudi Foreign Policy since the ascension of King Salman and how Saudi foreign policy has been affected by the changing decision making patters and power hierarchy within the Kingdom. He also works on International Relations of Middle East with topics varying from Saudi-Iran relationship, Syrian conflict, Turkey in Middle East and Pakistan’s engagement within the Middle East. In the past he has worked on Arab Spring and the principle of humanitarian intervention specially the concept of Responsibility to Protect. Social movements and the role of discourse within social movements has also been an arena of research.