Program Associate, Afghanistan for the EastWest Institute with academic background focused on recent Afghan political and military history.
Periodic travel to Kabul and other locations in the region and frequent contact with Afghan MPs and members of the NUG.
Focused on Afghanistan and regional issues including bilateral and regional economic cooperation; Taliban, IS, and other violent groups' presence in the country; Afghan-Pakistan, Afghan-China, Afghan-Iran, Afghan-India, Afghan-Central Asia, and Afghan-US relationships; etc.
Speaker at the RECCA Academic Forum, Ashgabat (October 2017) and attended the RECCA Ministerial Meeting (November 2017). Author of multiple reports and policy briefs regarding bilateral and regional economic cooperation.