Geneive Abdo

Geneive Abdo is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, where she specializes in Iraq, Iran, and Shia-Sunni relations. She is also a lecturer at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Her current research focuses on the shifting political and religious alliances within Shia communities in the Middle East. She

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Jonathan Masters

Jonathan Masters leads writers and editors who produce wide-ranging content for CFR.org, including Backgrounders, visual stories, and events. He also writes on foreign policy and national security and his work has appeared in Foreign Affairs, the Atlantic, and Bloomberg. Masters has a BA in political science from Emory University and an MA in social theory from the

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Eugenio Dacrema

Eugenio Dacrema is an Associate Research Fellow for the MENA Centre at ISPI. Currently, he is a PhD student at the University of Trento. He completed his bachelors at the University of Pavia and his master degree at the University of Bologna in International Sciences with a specialisation in development economics. He studied Arabic for

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Dr. Mohammed Masbah

Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme Biography Mohammed Masbah is an associate fellow with the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House. He is a political sociologist whose work centers on authoritarianism youth movements and political Islam, with a focus on North Africa. Dr Masbah is the director of the Moroccan

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Kamran Bokhari

Dr. Kamran Bokhari is a Founding Director at the Center for Global Policy where he heads the Governance in Muslim-Majority States program. Dr. Bokhari also teaches courses on Global Studies and Central Asia at U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute. Bokhari is also a Non-Resident Scholar at the Arabia Foundation. He served as a

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Michael W. S. Ryan

Dr. Michael W. S. Ryan is an independent consultant and researcher on Middle Eastern security issues and a Senior Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation. He is the author of Decoding Al-Qaeda’s Strategy: The Deep Battle Against America (Columbia University Press, 2013). Ryan has served as the Vice President of the Middle East Institute as well

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Mohamed-Ali Adraoui

Dr. Mohamed-Ali Adraoui is a French Political Scientist working on contemporary International Relations and contemporary Islam. He holds a Ph.D. from Sciences Po in Paris for his work on contemporary Salafism. Currently, Dr. Adraoui is a Visiting Researcher here at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign

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Eleonora Ardemagni

Eleonora Ardemagni is an ISPI Associate Research Fellow. Teaching Assistant at the Catholic University of Milan (course “History and Institutions of Asia”), Gulf and Eastern Mediterranean Analyst for the NATO Defense College Foundation. She is also regular analyst for the Aspen Institute Italy (Aspenia online), AffarInternazionali and the peer-reviewed journal Storia Urbana...

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