Andrew G. Farrand is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs. He is also Director for Middle East & North Africa at political risk consultancy Horizon Engage. His research focuses on foreign policy, politics, economics, and energy in North Africa, with a particular concentration on Algeria, where he lived from 2013 to 2020. He is author of The Algerian Dream (2021), a first-person analysis of the origins of Algeria’s 2019 Hirak revolution, and translator of Inside the Battle of Algiers (2017) by Algerian independence heroine Zohra Drif. He holds a Bachelor’s from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a Masters from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne’s School of Management.