Dr. Azeem Ibrahim is a Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, and a Director at the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy in Washington, D.C. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, after which he completed fellowships at the universities of Oxford, Harvard and Yale.
Dr. Ibrahim is the author of the seminal books: “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide” (Hurst, 2016), “Radical Origins: Why We Are Losing the War Against Islamic Extremism” (Pegasus, 2017) and “Authoritarian Century: Omens of a Post-Liberal Future” (Hurst, 2022). He is a columnist at Foreign Policy magazine and has written hundreds of pieces for publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Daily Telegraph (UK), the (London) Times, the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, Newsweek, The National Interest, Yale Global, and many others.
Outside academia, Dr. Ibrahim has been a reservist in the IV Battalion Parachute Regiment (the UK’s elite
airborne infantry reserve) and a multi-award-winning entrepreneur. He was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank and named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. In 2019 he received the International Association of Genocide Scholars Award for his research on the Rohingya genocide; and in 2022, Dr Ibrahim was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, for his services to foreign policy.