Nonresident Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
RegionsIraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria
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March 08, 2017
March 02, 2017In a recent interview with Al-Mayadeen television, Hezbollah’s number two Sheikh Naim Qasssem insisted that “Hezbollah would be the one deciding when to leave Syria, “which will take place when the party is guaranteed that ‘Syria as a resistance’ will…
February 23, 2017
February 16, 2017
January 18, 2017The war on the Islamic State (ISIS) has significantly weakened the organization in Iraq and Syria. Yet ISIS can still punch above its weight as demonstrated in the most recent attacks it has claimed. In Turkey, an attack on the…
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.