Mohanad Hage Ali

Director of Communications

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).

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  • Moscow Time?
    • September 07, 2018

    Moscow Time?

    Russia continues to play a larger role in Lebanon as the conflict in Syria enters a new phase.

  • Renegotiating the Alliance
    • July 24, 2018

    Renegotiating the Alliance

    As the Syrian war nears its end, the Assad regime and Hezbollah appear to be rebalancing their relationship in Lebanon.

  • Guarding the Al-Qa‘eda Flame
    • June 06, 2018

    Guarding the Al-Qa‘eda Flame

    Hurras al-Din is playing the role of spoiler in Syria’s north, against Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham.

  • Kill List
    • May 14, 2018

    Kill List

    As Hamas tries to rebuild its military credibility, Israel is reacting to this in lethal ways.

  • Our Comrades in Beirut
    • April 25, 2018

    Our Comrades in Beirut

    Russian ‘soft power’ has been expanding in Lebanon, and a number of recent developments prove it.

  • Dangerous Liaisons
    • March 05, 2018

    Dangerous Liaisons

    Arab and Western intelligence officials are said to be normalizing relations with the Assad regime, and that is worrisome.

  • A Syrian Carve-Up
    • January 30, 2018

    A Syrian Carve-Up

    The Afrin operation is the result of a Russian-Turkish land swap, whose long-term repercussions will be significant.

  • Turkey’s Men
    • November 15, 2017

    Turkey’s Men

    Syria’s Turkmen minority finds itself in the vanguard of Ankara’s plans for the country.

  • A Different Type of Jihadi
    • August 30, 2017

    A Different Type of Jihadi

    Though it is fighting in Syria, the Turkestan Islamic Party remains firmly focused on Xinjiang.

  • The Wild Frontier
    • June 19, 2017

    The Wild Frontier

    Journalist Ali Hashem discusses why Iran aims to secure control over the Syrian-Iraqi border.


Msc. Conflict Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

PhD. Comparative Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)


  • Arabic
  • English
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