Mohanad Hage Ali is the director of communications at the Carnegie Middle East Center.
Mohanad Hage Ali is the director of communications at the Carnegie Middle East Center. He was a managing editor of NOW Arabic website, and a political editor/reporter at al-Hayat newspaper in Beirut and London, where his work focused mostly on Iraq and militant Islam.
Mohanad teaches politics and journalism at the Lebanese American University and has an Msc. and a PhD in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Arab and Western intelligence officials are said to be normalizing relations with the Assad regime, and that is worrisome.
The Afrin operation is the result of a Russian-Turkish land swap, whose long-term repercussions will be significant.
Syria’s Turkmen minority finds itself in the vanguard of Ankara’s plans for the country.
Though it is fighting in Syria, the Turkestan Islamic Party remains firmly focused on Xinjiang.
Journalist Ali Hashem discusses why Iran aims to secure control over the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Amid reports of Seif al-Islam Qaddafi’s release, journalist Samir al-Sa‘dawi sheds light on the affair.
In an interview, Raphaël Lefèvre discusses the transformation of Lebanon’s Salafis.
In an interview, Isabel Käser discusses Kurdish female participation in northern Syria.
In Syria, the community has been undergoing considerable political and institutional change.
Carnegie’s Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck sets up the country’s May 4 parliamentary elections.