|History and Biodata
2. Previous Functions:
Middle East Institute (MEI ), Washington, Afghanistan and Pakistan research,
Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan, Communicatios- and Operations Adviser (200907 - 200909),
Research Analyst at the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) (2010)
Born in Kabul, Humayoon studied in Afghanistan and in Pakistan's Peshawar city. He holds a B.A. in political science from Middlebury College (20081004) and has also studied U.S. Foreign Policy at the American University in Washington D.C. Haseeb Humayoon is a Research Analyst at the Institute for the Study of War (ISW). He analyzes political developments inside Afghanistan and Pakistan, the U.S. military and civilian efforts in Afghanistan, and the political strategy and information operations of the insurgency and counterinsurgency. From July to September 2009, he served as a Communications and Operations Advisor to the domestic election observers in Afghanistan, the Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan. In Washington, Mr. Humayoon has worked with the Middle East Institute (MEI ) on Afghanistan and Pakistan research. He co-authored, with MEI scholar Dr. Marvin Weinbaum, the "Intertwined Destinies of Afghanistan and Pakistan,” a widely read chapter in The Future of Afghanistan (A. Their, ed., January 2009).
Humayoon has published opinion and analytic pieces in the New York Times and appeared as commentator on issues related to Afghanistan and Pakistan on channels such as Al Jazeera English, the National Public Radio, Tolo TV, and Voice of America. He conducts frequent briefings for journalists and Congressional staff in Washington, DC .
Humayoon speaks English and has native fluency in Dari/Farsi and Pashto, and is proficient in Urdu.