Moeed Yusuf is the associate vice president of the Asia center at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Before joining USIP, Yusuf was a fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University, and concurrently a research fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center at the Harvard Kennedy School. He has also worked at the Brookings Institution. 


Yusuf has taught at George Washington University, Boston University, and Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan. He writes regularly for Dawn, Pakistan’s leading English daily. He has also served on several important task forces and governing boards. In 2013, he became the youngest member ever to be included in Nobel laureate, Pugwash International’s executive committee..


Yusuf holds a Masters in International Relations and PhD in Political Science from Boston University.

Regional Expertise: South Asia; India-Pakistan conflict; Afghanistan conflict; U.S. foreign policy in South Asia and the Asia pacific; China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. 


Functional Expertise: nuclear non-proliferation; counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency; youth radicalization in the Muslim world. 

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