Famous American author, Haroon Ullah, is educator, scholar, diplomat and researcher who focus on South Asia and The Middle East, including Pakistan and Afghanistan. Haroon has conducted field researcher in many places, often Pakistan, where he studied the roots of Islamic Extremism and conducted field experiments.
Haroon ullah studied the unprecedented impact of social media across the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia and demonstrates how it has profoundly changed relationships between regimes and peoples and within populations- mostly, but not always, for the better. He examine its apparent inherently “democratic,” anti-establishment revolutionary impact, as well as how religious conservatives and extremist have co-opted various platforms. He goes on to show how political parties, corporations, and governments have learned to exploit digital tools to target and prepared audiences, to ultimately achieve power and status.