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Haroro J. Ingram

Associate Fellow, Current and Emerging Threats


Dr. Haroro J. Ingram is a Senior Research Fellow with The Program on Extremism at The George Washington University and an Associate Fellow with the International Center for Counter-Terrorism in The Hague.  His research primarily focuses on analysing insurgencies in Asia and the Middle East, and the role of propaganda and charismatic leadership in the evolution and appeal of violent non-state political movements. Haroro's work draws heavily on primary source materials, most of which is collected during field research in countries across the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia. Haroro was the Senior Researcher on The ISIS Files Project and on PoE's core partnership with the Global Network on Extremism and Technology (GNET), and a Senior Investigator with the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE). He is the writer and co-host of the podcast series Mosul and the Islamic State. Haroro is co-author of The ISIS Reader: Texts of the Islamic State Movement published by Oxford University Press.

Haroro's research has been published in Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Australian Journal of Political Science, RUSI Journal, Australian Journal of International Affairs, Foreign Policy, War on the Rocks, The Atlantic, The National Interest, Foreign Affairs, and The Washington Post amongst others. He is a former national security practitioner with almost two decades of experience running field programs mostly in conflict impacted areas. 

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