Event RecapOct 30, 2023
Addressing the captagon crisis in MENA: Strategies & Challenges
By Diane Mohamed and Rachel Friedman
The Syria Program hosted a panel discussion taking stock of current captagon landscape in Syria and captagon’s place within the global illicit supply chain.
IranSourceApr 12, 2023
The attacks on Israel should be a wake up call for the Lebanese people
By Nour Dabboussi
The rocket fire from Lebanon on April 6 highlights how Hezbollah continues to act as a separate military and political entity in the country, with external militia groups holding goals and ideologies that further Iran’s regional endeavors.
Nour Dabboussi is the program assistant to the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center and Middle East Programs. In her capacity, Dabboussi is responsible for program support to the director and deputy director and contributes to the center’s events, publications, and research efforts. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Dabboussi was an intern at the Lebanese Mission to the United Nations, an intern at the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Public Safety, and a research intern at a few think tanks including the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Pacific Council on International Policy, and Beirut Institute.
Dabboussi holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs where she focused on the Middle East; a master’s degree in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from Sciences Po’s Paris School for International Affairs where she also focused on the Middle East; and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a fluent speaker of English, French, and Arabic.