Anthony Elghossain was a nonresident fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs from 2017-2019.

Based in Beirut, Anthony was previously a Middle East program advisor at the United States Institute of Peace. Before that, he worked with non-governmental organizations to promote the rule of law in the Middle East and Africa and as a project finance lawyer at a global law firm.

Anthony enjoys writing about the states and societies of the Middle East. He has written for The New Republic, CNN’s Explore Parts Unknown, Roads & Kingdoms, HuffPo, Syria Deeply, the Carnegie Endowment, The National, The Daily Star, and NOW. Anthony holds a JD from The George Washington University Law School and a BA from the American University of Beirut.