Tara Yarwais

Tara Yarwais is a Kurdish American. Born in Baghdad, she immigrated to the US in 2007. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee, and a master’s in terrorism, security, and far-right extremism at Richmond University, London, England. It was during her graduate studies that Tara discovered her love of writing. Tara is passionate about understanding radicalization. Studies reveal that radicalization is a process and can turn people to terrorism or manifest in other, less visible forms of radical sentiment. Tara believes that understanding radicalization is the most effective way to counter terrorism.


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