Ejaz Haider has been a newspaperman for two decades, starting his career at The Frontier Post, Lahore. During his career he has held several editorial positions and was the News Editor of The Friday Times and Executive Editor of Daily Times. Haider has also done television and hosted a talk-show on Dawn News and later on Samaa TV. He was a Ford Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1997) and a visiting fellow at the Foreign Policy Studies Programme at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C (2002-03). Haider has written extensively for publications at home and abroad including The Friday Times, Daily Times, Express Tribune, Pakistan Today, Times of India, India Abroad, The Indian Express, Daily Star (Beirut), The Washington Post, Janes Sentinel (Crisis Assessment for Pakistan) and The Hindu, among others. Haider is a regular commentator on national and foreign TV channels. He has done extensive policy work during fellowships in the United States and lectured at various universities, think tanks and civil and military institutions including Command and Staff College, Quetta, National Defence University and National Institute of Public Administration. His areas of interest include defence and foreign policies, nuclear strategy, theories and concepts of war, international relations, statecraft, literature, and satire. He is currently Senior Advisor, Policy Outreach at SDPI in Islamabad. Ejaz Haider is currently Editor, National Security Affairs at Capital TV. He also anchors his own show.