Stratfor Analysts

The Stratfor intelligence team includes individuals from around the world who are highly engaged in global affairs and frequently quoted in the news media. Below is a small selection of some of our regional & topical experts.

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Kamran Bokhari

VP of Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs Print Text Size

Kamran Bokhari is a distinguished scholar and expert in Middle Eastern and South Asian affairs. He has presented research papers in various international academic and policy forums, given briefings to U.S. and Canadian government departments, published analytical and theoretical articles related to the geopolitics of the Islamic world and played a fundamental role in shaping Stratfor's knowledge base in the region.

He is the author, along with Farid Senzai, of Political Islam in the Age of Democratization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). He also has contributed chapters to a number of co-edited volumes.

Bokhari has given thousands of interviews to leading global media outlets, including The New York Times, CNBC, The Associated Press, AFP, Reuters, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, National Journal, Fox News, NPR, Forbes, San Francisco Chronicle, Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, CBC, CTV, BBC, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya, CNN-Turk, Pakistan's GEO TV, India's Hindustan Times, Xinhua and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

In addition to his work at Stratfor, Bokhari is a fellow with the Washington-based Institute for Social Policy and Understanding and a senior consultant to the World Bank. He is based in Toronto, Canada and is pursuing a Ph.D. in democracy and Islam at London's University of Westminster, where he is a visiting lecturer.


  • Geopolitics in the Muslim World
  • Islamism/Jihadism
  • South Asia
  • Middle East