Dr Weeda Mehran

In 2015, Dr Mehran completed her PhD degree entitled “Warlord Democracy in Afghanistan” at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge. Dr Mehran has worked with a number of national and international organisations in Afghanistan and has written numerous policy reports on various issues in the country. Her current research takes a multi-disciplinary approach to studying propaganda campaign across a number of violent extremist groups such as the Taliban, the Islamic State, Al Qaeda, and Tahrik-e Taliban of Pakistan.