Azmat Khan

ASU Future of War Fellow

Azmat Khan is a Future of War Fellow at New America and Arizona State University. She will investigate U.S. counterterrorism detention and targeted killing in the age of ISIS. Her reporting for the PBS series FRONTLINE, Al Jazeera, and BuzzFeed’s investigative unit has earned the 2016 Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia, the 2016 Deadline Club Award for Independent Digital Reporting, a 2016 Livingston Award nomination in international reporting, a 2014 Emmy nomination in New Approaches to Documentary Film, and other honors. Khan is an adjunct professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism's International Reporting program, a Logan Nonfiction Fellow at the Carey Institute for Global Good, and chair of the Overseas Press Club's Freedom of Press Committee. She received an MSt. from Oxford University, which she attended as a Clarendon scholar, a B.A. from the University of Michigan, and studied at the American University in Cairo.

All Work

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With No Timetable for Withdrawal, Trump Expands War in Afghanistan While Threatening Pakistan

Azmat Khan was interviewed by Democracy Now about President Trump's expansion of war into Pakistan.


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Here Are Six Costly Failures from America’s Longest War.

Azmat Khan was cited in the Washington Post about the impact of the war in Afghanistan on education in the country.


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Devastation in Mosul: Iraq Seizes City from ISIS, But Battle Left Thousands Dead & 700,000 Displaced

Azmat Khan spoke on Democracy Now! about the devastation in Mosul from the liberation of ISIS control.


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Does the Travel Ban Really Protect American Security?

Does the travel ban protect American security? What role does immigration policy play in counterterrorism?


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Trump Hasn’t Appointed Anyone to Keep Track of Released Guantanamo Detainees

Azmat Khan was quoted in Vice News about President Trump's failure to appoint anyone to track former Guantanamo detainees.