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), 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'. He tweets at @KamranBokhari.
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Navigating the NavigatorJune 26, 2019
With India’s Elections Out of the Way, Relations with Pakistan Could ImproveMay 31, 2019
Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations: The Key to U.S.-Taliban NegotiationsMay 2, 2019