Sam Kary is a freelance researcher and analyst with a Politics degree from Queen’s University.
Sam conducted a four-year long investigation into Al-Qaeda bombmaker Ibrahim Al-Asiri through Open Source Intelligence methods. He later repurposed these skills and knowledge of intelligence tradecraft to assist communities grappling with the effects of domestic extremist groups. Sam has also worked in the tech sector, where he assisted experienced programmers developing a robust distributed computing system.
His research interests include the tactics and techniques employed by state and non-state actors in the national security space, the use of commercial off-the-shelf technology and machine learning in unconventional warfare, and the implementation of open source data collection by intelligence services.