Moeed Yusuf

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Moeed Yusuf
Dr. Moeed Yusuf NSA Pakistan.jpg
Yusuf speaking to media in Islamabad
8th Pakistan National Security Advisor
In office
17 May 2021 – 10 April 2022
PresidentArif Alvi
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Preceded byHimself (as Special Assistant)
Succeeded byVacant
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for National Security & Strategy Planning
In office
24 December 2019 – 17 May 2021
Prime MinisterImran Khan
Preceded byNasser Khan Janjua
Personal details
BornPakistan[citation needed]
EducationPolitical science
Alma materBoston University (M.A), (Ph.D)

Moeed W. Yusuf is a Pakistani national security scholar who served as the 9th National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan. Previously he served in the capacity of a Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning from 24 December 2019 to 16 May 2021.[1]

Before joining the government, Yusuf was the Associate Vice President for Asia at the Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. and previously a Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, and a Research Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center at Harvard University's Kennedy School.[2]

Yusuf has taught Political Science/International Relations at Boston University, George Washington University, the Lahore University of Management Sciences, and the Quaid-e-Azam University.[2]

Education[edit]

He holds Bachelor of Business Administration from Shorter College; Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Boston University.[3]

Career[edit]

On 25 September 2019, he was appointed as Chairperson of Pakistan's Strategic Policy Planning Cell under National Security Division for a two-year period.[4]

On 24 December 2019, he was appointed as the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning.[5]

Yusuf served as the associate vice president at the Asia Center at the United States Institute of Peace.[6]

Books[edit]

  • Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: US Crisis Management in South Asia (2018)[7]
  • Pakistan's Counter-terrorism Challenge (Editor) (2014)
  • Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in South Asia: From a Peacebuilding Lens (Editor) (2014)
  • South Asia 2060: Envisioning Regional Futures (co-edited) (2013)[1]
  • Getting it Right in Afghanistan (co-edited) (2013)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Chairperson SPPC Bio". National Security Division.
  2. ^ a b "Moeed W. Yusuf SAPM on National Security & Strategic Policy Planning".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Moeed Yusuf | the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future".
  4. ^ "Moeed appointed planning cell chief". Dawn. September 26, 2019.
  5. ^ "PM appoints Dr Moeed Yusuf as special assistant on national security". The Express Tribune. December 24, 2019.
  6. ^ "USIP dismisses false claims against Dr Moeed Yusuf". Business Recorder. October 4, 2019.
  7. ^ "Book Review: Brokering peace in nuclear environments". The Express Tribune. September 12, 2018.