Book ‘Living Under Hybrid War’ launched at NUST



The NUST Institute of Policy Studies (NIPS) organized a book launching ceremony titled “Living Under Hybrid War” edited by Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan and Dr. Farah Naz here on Monday.

Among those in attendance were the Russian Ambassador to Pakistan, Defense Attaches, veteran statesmen, think tank experts, seasoned analysts, researchers, and students. The welcome remarks were delivered by the Director NUST Institute of Policy Studies Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan.

He paid compliments to the editors and contributors of the book for such fine and holistic work and mentioned the utmost importance and relevance of the book.

Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan, Principal NUST School of Social Sciences and Humanities (S3H) and Director General NUST Institute of Policy Studies, and the editor of the book ‘Living Under Hybrid War’ while introducing the book stated that it is an outcome of a thorough study of numerous instruments being used as a tool of Hybrid warfare.

He commended all the experts of different domains who have authored chapters covering the nature of hybrid war, economic coercion, and domestic politics as an instrument of hybrid war, narrative warfare and lawfare to make it a comprehensive product in the realm of hybrid warfare. Dr. Farah Naz, Assistant Professor at the Department of Government and Public Policy, NUST, Pakistan, is the co-editor of the Book “Living Under Hybrid War”. Dr. Naz appreciated all contributors to the book for their insightful chapters. On hybrid war, Dr. Naz stressed that in the digital age, narratives play an important role in shaping the focus of the world towards the issue.