Fahim Masoud is a Regional Intelligence Manager at WorldAware, assessing and analyzing threats across the Middle East and North Africa. Fahim is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied history and politics. Prior to immigrating to the United States in 2008, he worked as a linguist and cultural adviser for the United States Army in Afghanistan for 18 months (from March of 2006 to December of 2007). At Washington University, Fahim was a member of the Merle Kling Undergraduate Honors Fellowship and published a paper on the Economic Rise of China and its Implications for the United States. Fahim and Robert Canfield - emeritus professor of anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis - published a book chapter on Central Asia and how the U.S. disengagement from Afghanistan will impact that region in 2018. Fahim just graduated from the Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Fort Benning, Georgia, where he branched Military Intelligence and will serve in the IL Army National Guard as an Intelligence Officer.