Mohanad Hage Ali is the director of communications and a fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center.
Mohanad Hage Ali is the director of communications and a fellow 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).
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