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Kamran Bokhari

Kamran BokhariKamran Bokhari is a Fellow with the Program on Extremism at George Washington University’s Center for Cyber & Homeland Security. Bokhari teaches the geopolitics of the Middle East & South Asia to Canadian military, intelligence, law enforcement, foreign policy and national security officials at the University of Ottawa’s Security & Policy Institute​. He also serves as a senior consultant to the World Bank.

Bokhari also is a Senior Analyst with the intelligence firm, Geopolitical Futures and formerly was with Stratfor for 12 years as its Advisor on Middle Eastern and South Asian Affairs. In December 2013, he authored Political Islam in the Age of Democratization (Palgrave Macmillan) and is currently working on a second book on how to ideologically combat the self-styled Islamic State.

He has delivered briefings to various American, Canadian and British government departments. Over the years he has published thousands of analytical/theoretical/op-ed articles and has given hundreds of interviews to leading global media outlets. Bokhari is a PhD candidate in the democracy and Islam program in the department of politics and international relations at London’s University of Westminster where he is finishing his thesis ‘Moderation Among Salafists and Jihadists’ with Egypt’s Nour Party & Afghanistan’s Taliban movement as his case studies. He tweets at @KamranBokhari.

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