Analyst – Counter-terrorism - South Asia Desk (Pakistan)
Sonia Faiz holds M. Phil degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She carried out her research work in ‘Counter-terrorism Narrative’; also, she has been playing a key role as messenger of Pakistan’s counter-terrorism narrative campaign in main stream Pakistani media since media itself used to be confused or pro-Taliban. Previously, she also has served with a number of governmental organizations as a researcher in counter-terrorism affairs. Earlier, she chose pen name ‘Eiman Malik’ for her journalistic/literary writings and currently she is associated with ARY News as one of their key bloggers.
Sonia is the sister of Shaheed Lieutenant Faiz Sultan (Martyred).