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Wed, Sep 8, 2021

Brahimi in Foreign Policy: “20 Years After 9/11, U.S. Global Authority Is Weaker Than Ever”

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Tue, Aug 24, 2021

Brahimi quoted in Foreign Affairs on the viability of the two-state solution

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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Experts react: What’s next after Tunisian president’s parliamentary freeze?

On July 25, President Kais Saied invoked Article 80 of Tunisia’s constitution to sack Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi and dissolve parliament. Atlantic Council experts react to the events, assess the impact on the fledgling democracy, and offer their thoughts on how the international community may respond.

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Middle East North Africa

Dr. Alia Brahimi is a nonresident senior fellow within the Middle East Programs at the Atlantic Council. She previously held several academic positions, as Research Associate at the Changing Character of War Programme, University of Oxford; Research Fellow in Global Security at the London School of Economics of Political Science; and Visiting Research Fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford. She has also worked as a political advisor on policy areas related to the Middle East and North Africa.

Alia’s regional expertise lies in the Middle East and North Africa; her thematic interest centers on issues of morality, narratives and conflict. She is the author of Jihad and Just War in the War on Terror (Oxford University Press) and has published widely on jihadism, Islamism, just war theory, ideology and the politics of region, with a focus on Libya. Alia’s work has appeared in a variety of academic journals and edited volumes, and with think tanks such as the Institut Français des Relations Internationales, IISS, and the Carnegie Middle East Center. Her commentary for a wider audience has been published by the Guardian, Foreign Policy, the Telegraph and Al Jazeera, and she appears regularly in the broadcast media.

Alia read Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh for her undergraduate degree. She then read for her Master’s (MPhil) and PhD (DPhil) in International Relations at the University of Oxford, where she also taught undergraduate and graduate students and completed her postdoctoral research.