Nasir Naveed is a visiting scholar at Middle East Institute, Washington DC. He is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Strategic Studies in National Defence University, Pakistan. Nasir has been employed by leading Pakistani TV channel Geo TV as a researcher for one of its leading current affairs show. His research is focused on converging and diverging interests between Pakistan and the US in the US-led war against terrorism. Nasir has appeared many times on media to comment on various contemporary issues. He has contributed op-eds to various magazines and online websites. Previously, Nasir worked on the issues of strategic communication, extremism and terrorism. He has also worked on traditional security threats to Pakistan, nuclear safety and security and possibilities of nuclear terrorism.