Omar Samad

Silk Road Consulting / New America Foundation

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Omar Samad is CEO of Silk Road Consulting and a senior Central Asia fellow at the New America Foundation. He is a former Afghan ambassador to France (2009-2011) and Canada (2004-2009).

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