Congratulations to Dr. Saira Yamin who was recently selected to be a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Policy (CGP). CGP is a US-based think tank working on policy issues pertaining to Political Islam, Violent Extremism and American Muslims.
Dr. Yamin continues her role as a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and recently participated in a podcast with CGP’s Kamran Bokhari discussing ”civil-military dynamics in emerging democracies and autocracies, especially those of Pakistan, Egypt and Turkey, Myanmar.”
According to the podcast description: “They touch upon the ongoing evolution of the military regimes of Syria and Iraq, defining the struggles that have led to a number of coups as the dominance of military rule over disorganized civilian governance structures perpetuates.”
Listen to this podcast online at: https://www.cgpolicy.org/multimedia/civil-military-relations-in-south-asia/
Saira Yamin is currently serving as professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in Honolulu, Hawaii. She specializes in South Asian security dynamics; conflict resolution; and women, peace and security. DKI APCSS is a U.S. Department of Defense executive education institution building the capacity of military and civilian security practitioners from countries in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.