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
his 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
lifelong efforts and aspirations.
mission of BrassTacks Think Tank is exactly what
the mission of Mr. Zaid himself has always been:
to strive for creation of a stronger 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.
is 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.
think 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.
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