Publications

Forthcoming Book (October 2020)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Yousaf, F. (2020). Islamic State and Kin Terrorism in the Post-COVID-19 South Asia: Exploring the Possibilities and Implications. Counter Terrorist Trends and Analyses. 12(5). 21-25
  • Yousaf, F. & Wakhu, S. (2020) Security in the “Periphery” of Postcolonial States. Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture. 26(4).
  • Yousaf, F. & Shah, S.F., (2020) Pashtun Jirga and prospects of peace and conflict resolution in Pakistan’s ‘tribal’ Frontier. Third World Quarterly. (7)
  • Yousaf, F. (2020). U.S. Drone Campaign in Pakistan’s ‘tribal’ region: Beginning of the end under President Trump? Small Wars and Insurgencies. 31(4)
  • Yousaf, F. (2019). Pakistan’s Colonial Legacy. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 21 (2), 172-187
  • Yousaf, F., & Poncian, J. (2018). Detriments of colonialism on indigenous conflict resolution. Contemporary Justice Review. 21(4), 455-473
  • Ahmed, Z. S., & Yousaf, F. (2018). Pashtun Jirgas, Their Potential in Pak-Afghan Reconciliation and National Reconstruction. South Asia Research, 38(1), 57-74.
  • Ahmed, Z. S., Yousaf, F., & Zeb, K. (2018). Socio-economic and Political Determinants of Terrorism in Pakistan: University Students’ Perceptions. International Studies, 55(2), 130-145.
  • Yousaf, F. (2019). Pakistan’s “Tribal” Pashtuns, Their “Violent” Representation, and the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement. SAGE Open.

Forthcoming:

  • Cheema, M., & Yousaf, F. (2020) Constitutionalizing a perpetual transition: The case of Pakistan’s Pashtuns. International Journal of Constitutional Law (CON). (forthcoming)
  • Yousaf, F. (2020). Pakistan’s Counter-terrorism strategy since 2001. Peace Review, 31(4). (forthcoming)

Forthcoming Book Chapters

  • Yousaf, F. Tradition, Patriarchy and Women’s Participation in Peace Processes, in Routledge Handbook of Feminist Peace Research (eds) (Routledge, 2020)
  • Yousaf, F. The “New” Radicalization Challenge in Higher Education Institutes, in Radicalization counter radicalization, and deradicalization (eds). (World Scientific Publishing Europe Ltd, 2020)
  • Yousaf, F. Indigenous Conflict Resolution methods and their relevance in a Postcolonial World, in The Handbook of Clan and Tribal Perspectives on Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainability (eds) (Emerald Publishing, 2020)
  • Yousaf, F. Pashtun Jirga and its evolution in Pakistan, in The Handbook of Clan and Tribal Perspectives on Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainability (eds) (Emerald Publishing, 2020)

Book Review(s)

  • Yousaf, F. (2018), ‘Book Review: Neil Krishan Aggarwal, The Taliban’s Virtual Emirate: The Culture and Psychology of an Online Militant Community’, South Asia Research, 38(2), 209-211
  • Yousaf, F. (2018), ‘Book Review: Neil Krishan Aggarwal, The Taliban’s Virtual Emirate: The Culture and Psychology of an Online Militant Community’, South Asia Research, 38(2), 209-211

Policy Reports

Other Publications

  • Yousaf, F. (2017), ‘Militancy trumps education on Pakistan frontier’, Eureka Street, 22, 39-40
  • Yousaf, F. (2016), ‘The plight of religious minorities in Pakistan’, SADF FOCUS (Issue.12). Brussels: South Asia Democratic Forum
  • Yousaf, F., & Rahmanullah (2014), ‘Drone Strikes in FATA: A Violation of Pakistan’s Sovereignty’, TIGAH: A Journal of Peace and Development, V, 117-132
  • Yousaf, F. (2014), ‘Drone Strikes in FATA: Debates on Armed Conflict, Legality and Illegality’, Spotlight South Asia, No. 13. Heidelberg, Germany: The Foundation for Applied Political Science of South Asia (APSA)
  • Yousaf, F. (2013), ‘Gwadar Port: Chinese Acquisition, Indian Concerns and Its Future Prospects’, Spotlight South Asia, (Issue.10). Heidelberg, Germany: The Foundation for Applied Political Science of South Asia (APSA)

Conferences

  • Co-authored paper with Dr Moeen Cheema (ANU) titled Constitutionalism and Political Transition: The Constitutional Status of the ‘Tribal Areas’ in Pakistan for conference Peace Processes, Federalism and Constitution-Making: Comparative Perspectives on the Complexities of Conflict Resolution and Maintenance (6-7 December 2018). The conference was organised by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Law Faculty.
  • Invited to Speak on University Students and Extremism in Pakistan at Conference on Radicalisation and De-radicalisation: Post-ISIS, organised by the The Centre for Muslim States and Societies, University of Western Australia, Perth (4 May, 2018).
  • Invited to present a paper on ‘Indigenous Conflict Resolution and Security in Postcolonial States’ at Peace and Conflict Studies: Perspectives from the Global South (3-4 May, 2018) conference organised by the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt, Germany.
  • Invited, as a participant, for Solidarity Academy (November 2014), organised by European Solidarity Centre, in Gdańsk, Poland .
  • Invited, as a participant, for NERDY Internet Governance Training (April-May 2013), organised by Young Greens Austria in Vienna.
  • Invited, as a participant, for Afghan Youth Summit (December 2012), in Bratislava, Slovakia, by Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs.

Newspaper/Media

Over 50 op-eds and blogs written for various news sources including East Asia Forum, The Express Tribune, Newcastle Herald, The Diplomat, Daily Times, among others. Interviewed by ABC Radio, Newcastle, on Pakistan’s Elections in August, 2018. Also invited for an interview panel by Channel News Asia (Singapore) on Extremism in Pakistan in 2015.

Some samples mentioned below:

  • Yousaf, F. & Jabarkhail, M. (2020) The way forward for Pak-Afghan relations. The Express Tribune (Pakistan)
  • Yousaf, F. (2020) Lessons for a ‘smarter’ lockdown. The Express Tribune (Pakistan)
  • Yousaf, F. (2018) Need for better Australia-Pakistan ties. The Daily Times (Pakistan)
  • Yousaf, F. (2018) South Asian paradigm shift demands caution. The Daily Times (Pakistan)
  • Yousaf, F. (2018) Pakistan’s election is still up for grabs. East Asia Forum (Australia)
  • Yousaf, F. (2017) Pakistan’s counter-extremism narrative called into question. East Asia Forum (Australia)
  • Yousaf, F. (2017) Democracy between military might and the ultra-right. East Asia Forum (Australia)
  • Yousaf, F. (2017) Pakistan’s Pashtun Profiling. The Diplomat (USA)
  • Yousaf, F. (2015) OPINION: Afghan war is far from over. Newcastle Herald (Australia)
  • Yousaf, F. (2015) OPINION: Reclaim Australia is déjà vu. Newcastle Herald (Australia)
  • Yousaf, F. (2014) Between Scylla and Charybdis. Open Democracy (UK)
  • Yousaf, F. & Gul, I. (2014) India and Pakistan: time to call time on proxy wars. Open Democracy (UK)
  • Yousaf, F. (2014) The Drone Strike Narrative in Pakistan. The Diplomat (USA)
  • Yousaf F. (2012) Militancy trumps education on Pakistan frontier. Eureka Street (Australia)