Mona Alami

Nonresident Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East


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Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria


Arabic, French
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Mona Alami is a nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. She follows political and economic issues in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Sudan, and the Gulf. She writes extensively on Lebanese politics, Hezbollah, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, and Salafism in general.

Alami is a regular contributor to a number of American and Arab publications including USA Today, Asharq Al-Awsat, and the Daily Star (Lebanon). She has produced several documentaries for Al Aan TV on Salafism and arms smuggling to Syria.

Alami holds a MBA from the Lebanese American University. She writes in English, French, and Arabic.