Ali Mohammad Ali is Founder and Research Associate at the Center for Research and Policy Analysis.


Ali served as senior adviser to Afghanistan’s National Security Council on issues of counter-terrorism and intelligence. He has expertise on radical Islamist groups, Afghanistan’s political economy, illicit economy and state, and the Taliban. 

Ali has served as a consultant to a variety of national and international agencies and has written numerous research publications. He has given interviews and been cited on political and security matters related to Afghanistan and the region in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, Le Monde, BBC, The Guardian, Stars and Stripes, Thompson Reuters, Le Figaro, Foreign Policy and others.

Ali Mohammad Ali

Research Associate

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