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Ibraheem Bahiss

Consultant, Afghanistan

Crisis Group Role

Ibraheem Bahiss is a Consultant with Crisis Group’s Asia Program. He assesses peace and conflict developments in Afghanistan through open-source research, interviews, trend analysis, and program documentation. His reporting synthesises field-based insights with qualitative analysis.

Professional Background

Ibraheem Bahiss has an interest in armed groups and Islamist politics across South Asia and the Middle East. He holds bachelor’s degrees in law and political science along with a master’s degree in law from the University of Waikato. Ibraheem’s work has been published by various international media and research organisations.


  • English (proficient)
  • Arabic (proficient)
  • Pashto (native)
  • Dari (fluent)
  • Urdu (fluent)

Areas of Expertise

  • Armed groups
  • Security and governance
  • Peace processes
  • Afghanistan

In The News

16 Jul 2021
My sense is that the Taliban [in Afghanistan] still prefer a political path, albeit one that for all purposes would be a capitulation. AFP

Ibraheem Bahiss

Consultant, Afghanistan