I am a Postdoctoral fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. My research interests are in international security with current work focusing on counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, drone warfare, US counterterrorism policy, South Asia security issues, and Al-Qaida. Some of my research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals, such as International Security, International Studies Quarterly, and Security Studies. My commentary has appeared in H-Diplo, Lawfare, and Washington Post Monkey Cage. My research and/or expert opinion has been featured in Arab News, Al-Jazeera, Associated Press, China Global TV Network, Dawn, Express Tribune, Financial Times, NBC, New York Times, Radio Free Europe, Reuters, The News, TRT World, Washington Post, and Washington Examiner.