Dr. Zoha Waseem
Zoha Waseem is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute for Global City Policing, University College London and Co-Coordinator of the Urban Violence Research Network. She has previously worked as a Teaching Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, where she taught on international security. Prior to joining UCL, Zoha was a doctoral candidate at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, where her research focused on the impact of securitisation policies on the culture of urban policing in Pakistan. At KCL, she was also a senior editor for Strife Blog. She is currently working on various projects on urban (in)security, police-minority relations, migration, militarised policing, institutional reform, and postcolonial policing in Asia and Africa. She is also broadly interested in national security, religious extremism, and collective action in South Asia. She holds an MA in Terrorism, Security and Society, from King’s College London, and an LLB from SOAS. She has previously worked for Interpol in Lyon, France, and for number of news channels in Pakistan. She frequently contributes to policy reports, newspapers, and international conferences.
This original report is published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and project CRAAFT. Post-Qadhafi Libya has played a pivotal role in the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) not only in the Middle East and North Africa but also in other regions, as far as West Africa and the Horn of […]
This perspective analyses potential SADC interventions and private military companies to combat Islamic State terrorism in Mozambique.
Since the end of 2016, Britain and the US have taken unprecedented steps to proscribe post-war radical right groups; National Action, Sonnenkrieg Division, and Feuerkrieg Division by the former, and the Russian Imperial Movement by the latter. While these groups are serial purveyors of online extremism and often celebrate terrorism in their fora, deeper similarities […]