Mr. Zaid Hamid
is a security
consultant and strategic defense analyst. He is the founder
of BrassTacks, a unique Pakistani Think Tank devoted to the study
of regional and global political events and their implications for
Pakistan's security and interests. As an expert on the subject,
he is frequently invited to speak on national television networks.
These programs have pioneered a new trend in currents affairs programming
in Pakistan, where he skillfully knits together the undercurrents
of apparently disconnected global events, and builds a bigger perspective
on the threats that we face and where our true national interests
lie. Owing to the tremendous appreciation received by these educational
program series, a number of people have expressed interest in learning
more about Mr. Zaid. We present below a brief overview of his personal
life, interests and expertise.
life of jihad, self-development, and learning, the issue of
Islamic renaissance, and resurgence of Pakistan as a prosperous
and strong Muslim country, has been a personal passion of Mr. Zaid.
The creation of BrassTacks think tank is a culmination of his life
long efforts and aspirations.
of Brasstacks Think Tank is exactly what the mission
of mr. Zaid himself has always been: to strive for creation of a
Pakistan, by creating awareness and providing education on issues
of strategic national importance, and providing guidance to the
people on how to develop a comprehensive strategy for safeguarding
our national interests, and ideological frontiers.
a private venture of mr. Zaid, and some close like-minded friends
who all share the common cause of commitment and patriotism to Pakistan.
BrassTacks accepts no funding from any outward source, and is not
affiliated with any political party or institution. However, brasstacks
maintains a friendly and advisory role to key institutions of Pakistan
including the government of Pakistan, the foreign office, Pakistan
army, and embassies of friendly Islamic countries.
tank has attracted a lot of talent from the youth of Pakistan, and
is already playing
a pivotal role in shaping the future of pakistan's domestic
and foreign policy.
Zaid Hamid welcomes all of you to join hands with BrassTacks
and play our role in Islamic Renaissance and Muslim unity through
the agency of this God
gifted country of Pakistan.