Dr. Amira Jadoon
Dr. Amira Jadoon is an assistant professor at the Combating Terrorism Center and the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. She specializes in international security, counterterrorism and counterinsurgency, and terrorism and employs a combination of quantitative and qualitative tools to study these topics. She has published in numerous journals including Foreign Policy Analysis, International Interactions, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Terrorism and Political Violence and has two co-authored forthcoming books on the Islamic State’s Global Provinces (Columbia University Press) and the Islamic State Khorasan (Lynne Rienner). Her work has also been cited in U.S. and international media outlets, including The Washington Post, CNN, BBC, Stars and Stripes, Voice of America, and Foreign Policy. She also regularly briefs and engages with elements at all levels of the United States Government, including the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. Dr. Jadoon is fluent in Urdu, Hindko, and Punjabi and holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University at Albany. Prior to beginning her career in academia and research, Dr. Jadoon worked as a consultant for Deloitte London (U.K.) between 2006-2011.
On the 9 year anniversary of the Westgate attack, this Perspective takes stock of recent political developments and the evolution of the threat from al-Shabaab within both Somalia and Kenya.
This perspective analyses the recent ECtHR ruling and explains its impact on the policy of European countries to repatriate children that are still in the Northeast Syria camps.
This Perspective will assess five common predictions of the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan when they took over a year ago and consider whether things turned out as badly as many believed.