Ahmed Nagi

Nonresident Scholar
Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center

Ahmed Nagi is a nonresident scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where his research centers on Yemen.

Ahmed Nagi is a nonresident scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where his research centers on Yemen, religious and tribal identities, citizenship, state building, civil society, conflict dynamics, and Yemen’s relations with its neighboring countries.

Nagi is also a country coordinator on Yemen at Varieties of Democracy Institute (V-Dem), Sweden and a co-founder of Insight Source Center for Research and Consulting, Yemen. Previously, Nagi was the research manager at the Institute of Citizenship and Diversity Management at Adyan Foundation, Lebanon.

Nagi holds a Master’s degree in public governance from the University of Granada, Spain.

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  • Truce or Consequences?
    • August 08, 2022

    Truce or Consequences?

    The ceasefire has been extended in Yemen, but all the signs are that the war may be set to continue.

  • Abu Dhabi’s Dilemma
    • January 18, 2022

    Abu Dhabi’s Dilemma

    The attack of January 17 will force the United Arab Emirates to make one of two choices, neither of them desirable.

  • Beirut for Ma’rib?
    • November 08, 2021

    Beirut for Ma’rib?

    Rising pressure against Lebanon from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states may well be tied to Hezbollah’s role in Yemen.

  • Instability in the Sultanate
    • June 03, 2021

    Instability in the Sultanate

    Recent protests in Oman show that the state can no longer delay addressing unemployment through a long-term strategy.

  • Lords of War
    • February 16, 2021

    Lords of War

    There are several reasons for why the Houthis have no incentive to reach a peace agreement in Yemen.

  • The Shifting Sands of War
    • September 29, 2020

    The Shifting Sands of War

    As the scope of the fighting in Ma’rib intensifies, the signs of an attritional conflict without end are strengthening.

  • Empowering the Separatists
    • July 09, 2020

    Empowering the Separatists

    Recent moves by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates suggest a new Yemeni government may be in the making.

  • The War Comes Home
    • June 18, 2020

    The War Comes Home

    The Yemen conflict has affected Saudi border areas and is changing the public’s thinking in the kingdom.

  • Injurious Involvement
    • April 01, 2020

    Injurious Involvement

    On the fifth anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen, the message is hardly one of success.

  • Divided, Yemen is Falling
    • February 10, 2020

    Divided, Yemen is Falling

    The country’s suffering has been exacerbated by the rise of internal borders, from which militias have greatly benefited.


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