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Kamran Bokhari

Advisor, Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs Print Text Size
Kamran Bokhari

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

He is the author, along with Farid Senzai, of Political Islam in the Age of Democratization (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). His second book, Voices of Jihad: The Push for a New Caliphate (I.B. Tauris) will publish in the summer of 2015. 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 advisory role with 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 democratization and Islamism at London's University of Westminster, where he is a visiting lecturer.

He is based in Toronto and is pursuing a PhD on "Moderation Among Salafists and Jihadists" in the the department of politics and international relations at London's University of Westminster where he has also been a visiting lecturer.
  • Geopolitics of the Muslim World
  • Middle East
  • South Asia
  • Islamism/Jihadism
  • Democratization
  • Counterterrorism/de-radicalization
  • Countering Violent Extremism
  • Islamist/Muslim Moderation
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geo-sectarianism
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Security/Intelligence
  • Comparative political systems