Rizwan Asghar

Journalist, nuclear security expert and Defence Analyst

Rizwan Asghar is a Pakistan-based journalist, nuclear security expert, and defense analyst. He is currently a PhD scholar at University of New Mexico, USA. Rizwan has worked as Visiting Fellow at Monterey Institute of International Studies, California and Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico. He is a writer and has published articles in Pakistan's leading Englsih Newspapers Daily Times, The News International, The Nation etc. His articles on nuclear nonproliferation issues frequently appear in Pakistan's leading English Magazine The Friday Times.
He has also written articles for various current affaris magazines. His research interests include nuclear safety and security, nuclear terrorism, sensitive materials control, developments in chemical and biological nonproliferation regime, organized crime and civil wars.