Mehar Omar Khan

Mehar Omar Khan has graduate degrees in International Security Studies (Kansas State University) and International Relations (Balochistan University Quetta).  He blogs on issues related to security with a focus on insurgency.  Views expressed are his own.  He can be reached at

Insurgency has evolved in five seminal ways since Mao's time. Ideas and literature on it should too.

The barbarians have come and the rules of war and peace stand transformed.

An erudite lesson on words and COIN from a Pakistani officer.