Summary: author and professor of political science at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul who had also served as an adviser on energy security issues at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and who was considered as a prolific public intellectual and accomplished scholar of Eurasian geopolitics publishing in venues including The Economist, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy and The National Interest.
Cause of Death: Killed in a suicide bombing
Born: September 3, 1984
Died: January 17, 2014
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan