Usman Ghani is a 2023-24 Visiting Research Scholar at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. He is also a PhD Scholar at the Department of Defence & Strategic Studies at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. He is a recipient of Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) scholarship. His research interests include international security, nuclear strategy, and Indo-Pacific security dynamics. Previously, Usman served at the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) as a Research Scholar. He also worked as a Research Coordinator at Dawn News. Usman has written about Pakistan issues in newspapers and research journals.