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Areas of Expertise

Lebanon، Palestinians، Terrorism،

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Neither Remaining Nor Expanding: The Decline of the Islamic State

July 25, 2018

Policy Focus، Counterterrorism Lecture،

The Rise of ISIL:

August 29, 2016

Policy Focus، Counterterrorism Lecture،

From the Boston Marathon to the Islamic State: Countering Violent Extremism

April 1, 2015

Policy Focus، Counterterrorism Lecture،

No Good Outcome:

November 26, 2013

Policy Focus،

Fighting the Ideological Battle

July 8, 2010

Strategic Reports،

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Most Recent Analysis

Green Without Borders:

The Operational Benefits of Hezbollah's Environmental NGO

May 14, 2020

The Lebanese Hizbullah Financing Threat in Europe

April 17, 2020

How Is the U.S. Targeted Killing of Qassem Soleimani Likely to Affect Hezbollah’s International Activities and Operations?

March 11, 2020

‘Fighters Without Borders’: Forecasting New Trends in Iran Threat Network Foreign Operations Tradecraft

February 27, 2020

Here’s How the U.S. Can Pressure Lebanon’s New Government to Tackle Corruption

January 26, 2020

The New Iranian General to Watch

January 23, 2020

Iran Retains Its Ability to Launch Terror Attacks Despite Assassination

January 3, 2020

The Counter-ISIS Coalition Has Much to Do After Baghdadi’s Death

November 7, 2019

After Baghdadi: How the Islamic State Rebounds

October 28, 2019

Hezbollah Prioritizes Its Own Interests, Putting Lebanon at Risk

October 3, 2019

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Selected Outside Publications

"Hamas's Ideological Crisis," in Current Trends in Islamist Ideology (2009)

"Foreign Fighters and Their Economic Impact: A Case Study of Syria and al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI)," in Perspectives on Terrorism September (2009)

"Hezbollah Finances: Funding the Party of God," in Terrorism Financing and State Responses: a Comparative Perspective (Stanford University Press, 2007)

"Hamas Social Welfare: In the Service of Terror," in The Making of a Terrorist: Recruitment, Training, and Root Causes (New York: Praeger Publishers, 2005)

"The Impact of Acute Security Crises on the Process of Ongoing Negotiations: Lessons from the Palestinian-Israeli Peace Process, 1993-1996" (Ph.D. dissertation, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 2005).

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