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DAVID MICHAEL TAFURI
David Michael Tafuri is an international lawyer, writer, and photographer. He is frequently in conflict and post-conflict countries to advise on public international law, policy and political issues, economic development and investment. He has published articles in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Politico, CNN.com, The Hill and BusinessWeek. He also frequently appears on CNN, Fox News, BBC, CNBC, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, and Voice of America to provide commentary on foreign policy issues. He currently appears in an HBO Vice documentary about Libya that began airing on HBO in June, 2016. He is a partner in the international law firm, Dentons. He is also the President of the US-Kurdistan Business Council and a former Board Member of USA for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Organization, and continues to provide support in refugee crises around the world. Mr. Tafuri began his career working for the United Nations in Turkey. He later worked for two Presidential campaigns in the U.S. He also worked for the U.S. Department of State in the US Embassy in Baghdad from 2006 - 2007. He has lived in Iraq, Turkey, Spain, and Greece. Mr. Tafuri attended law school at Georgetown University. He currently resides in Washington, DC and is an avid polo player.