Nonresident Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
RegionsIraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria
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April 27, 2016The recent battles in the northern Aleppo between Syrian Arab rebels and the Islamic State (ISIS) around al-Rai underline the of importance the region and the difficulty of resolving the Arab-Kurdish rivalry. The growth of this sub-conflict could threaten any…
March 25, 2016Judging from the Islamic State’s (ISIS or ISIL) recent killing spree, the terrorist organization has demonstrated its ability to maintain it operational capacity to target the West. This week’s coordinated attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIS resulted in over 31…
March 07, 2016
February 29, 2016Alami in Asharq Al-Awsat: Hezbollah’s Mounting Sectarian Narrative in its Confrontation with Gulf Countries
February 15, 2016Alami Writes for Asharq Al-Awsat on the Impact of the Iran Nuclear Deal on the Country’s Foreign Policy
Full BioMona 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.