Afeera Firdous is a Research Fellow at Africa Asia Dialogues (Afrasid). She is a Research Lead at Pakistan. Now, a digital media channel. She previously worked with Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS) as Associate Research Officer for three and a half years. She holds M.Phil. in Strategic Studies from National Defence University Islamabad. She has worked on various strategic and policy issues including counter extremism and counter terrorism, nuclear issue specifically in South Asian region, cyberspace, and information warfare.