Kamran BokhariDirector of Strategy & Program
Dr. Bokhari is the author of Political Islam in the Age of Democratization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) . He has also contributed chapters to edited volumes: Strategic Analysis in Support of International Policy Making (Rowman Littlefield, 2017) and Reassessing Order and Disorder in the Middle East: Regional Imbalance or Disintegration? (Rowman Littlefield, 2017), Oxford Handbook on Islam & Politics (Oxford University, 2013), Debating Moderate Islam: The Geopolitics of Islam and the West (University of Utah, 2007).
His core areas of expertise are: Geopolitical/Intelligence Analysis of the Middle East, South Asia, & Central Asia, Countering Violent Extremism/Counterterrorism/Deradicalization, Islamist/Muslim Moderation, Geosectarianism, Governance, Democratization, Civil-Military Relations, & Comparative Political Systems. He has briefed various US, Canadian & UK government agencies, published thousands of analytical/theoretical/op-ed articles, presented papers in int'l academic/policy forums and given hundreds of interviews to leading global media organizations.
Bokhari earned his PhD from the Department of Politics & Int'l Relations at the University of Westminster after successfully defending his thesis 'Moderations Among Salafists & Jihadists' with Egypt's Nour Party & Afghanistan's Taliban movement as case studies. He tweets at @KamranBokhari
A Syria Strategy Based on Battlespace RealitiesJanuary 11, 2019
Putting the Syria Withdrawal in PerspectiveJanuary 4, 2019
Talking Peace With the Taliban Is PointlessDecember 21, 2018
The U.S.-EU Divergence on Syria’s FutureDecember 19, 2018
Saudi Arabia’s Custodianship of the Two Holy MosquesNovember 28, 2018