She is a vocal critic of the United States policies in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Mazari said her life has been under threat adding that the Minister of Interior and US diplomats will be responsible if anything happened to her.
Mazari attended the London School of Economics and Political Science where she gained a B.Sc. with (Honours), followed by double M.Sc. in Military Science and Political science from the same institution. Mazari then traveled to United States where she attended the Columbia University. At there, she was awarded a Ph.D. in Political Science where her dissertation contained a comprehensive studies on Military history, geostrategic, and the foreign policy of Pakistan.
Shireen M. Mazari (Urdu: شیریں مزاری) PhD, is a Pakistan political scientist, Journalist and a prominent geostrategist, who served as Director-General of the Foreign Affairs Tank of the Pakistan Movement of Justice until she resignation from that organisation in September 2012, she again joined the party on 18th March 2013. She was appointed spokesperson of Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan, with the rank equivalent to parties Senior Vice President. She has worked as the editor of the daily The Nation newspaper and was the Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf political party. She has also served as the Director General of The Institute of Strategic Studies, a think-tank based in Islamabad and was until recently a regular columnist at the daily The News International. She former served as professor of Military Science at the Quaid-e-Azam University. Mazari was removed from her position as editor of The News after charging that journalists and aid workers were operatives for the US Government and the CIA. She cites American pressure in these episodes, a charge that both the government and The News administration deny.