Irfan Yar

Irfan Yar is the founder and former managing director of the Afghanistan Security Institute (ASI). He has worked with the World Food Programme in Italy, the Global Counterterrorism Institute USA, the Macdonald Laurier Institute, the Embassy of Afghanistan, Ottawa, the Observer Research Foundation, and Carnegie India. Irfan did an MA in Areas Studies and another MA in International Affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (Ottawa) and BA in Political Science. His area of interest focuses on Afghanistan and  terrorism.