Aron Lund

Nonresident Fellow
Middle East Program

Aron Lund was a nonresident fellow in the Middle East Program and the author of several reports and books on the Syrian opposition movement.

Aron Lund, previously a nonresident fellow in the Carnegie Middle East Program, has published extensively on Syrian opposition movements and military dynamics. In addition to being a regular contributor to various journals and newspapers, Lund has published two books and several reports on Syrian militias and opposition politics. He is also the author of “Struggling to Adapt: The Muslim Brotherhood in a New Syria.”

More >
  • Syria’s Kurdish Army: An Interview With Redur Khalil
    • December 25, 2013

    Syria’s Kurdish Army: An Interview With Redur Khalil

    The People’s Protection Units (YPG), a secular-leftist armed faction, has been in control of most of the Kurdish areas of northern Syria.

  • “Dubious Sources”: Tracing the Rumors About EU Intelligence Reconnecting With Assad
    • December 20, 2013

    “Dubious Sources”: Tracing the Rumors About EU Intelligence Reconnecting With Assad

    For some months now, rumors have been making the rounds about a resumption of intelligence cooperation between certain European states and the government in Damascus.

  • Osama al-Shehabi: An al-Qaeda Leader in Lebanon
    • December 19, 2013

    Osama al-Shehabi: An al-Qaeda Leader in Lebanon

    Osama Amin al-Shihabi, a well-established actor on the Levantine jihadi scene, has recently been appointed head of the Nusra Front’s Palestinian wing in Lebanon.

  • Slamming the Golden Door
    • December 18, 2013

    Slamming the Golden Door

    Syria’s refugee crisis is one of the most pressing humanitarian problems in the world today. More than one-third of Syria’s population is now estimated to have fled the conflict.

  • A Confused Situation in Northern Syria
    • December 17, 2013

    A Confused Situation in Northern Syria

    The conflict among rebels at the strategic Bab al-Hawa border crossing into Turkey has rattled both the Syrian opposition and its foreign backers.

  • The Syria Revolutionaries’ Front
    • December 13, 2013

    The Syria Revolutionaries’ Front

    There’s a wider conflict brewing—and it is very much related to the marginalization of the Supreme Military Council.

  • Showdown at Bab al-Hawa
    • December 12, 2013

    Showdown at Bab al-Hawa

    Islamic Front, a coalition of some of the largest Islamist rebel factions in the Syrian civil war, have seized control over Bab al-Hawa. This large border crossing between Turkey and Syria’s Idlib Province has long been a main entry point for supplies to the insurgency.

  • The Battle in Eastern Syria, Part II
    • December 10, 2013

    The Battle in Eastern Syria, Part II

    While the rebels in eastern Syria’s Deir ez-Zor Province have been making progress against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces, the insurgency is problematic as internal splits and rivalries are pervasive.

  • The Battle in Eastern Syria, Part I
    • December 09, 2013

    The Battle in Eastern Syria, Part I

    Eastern Syria always was its own political universe, with a demographic and sectarian makeup very different from the west.

  • Israel and the Syrian War: An Interview With Eyal Zisser
    • December 06, 2013

    Israel and the Syrian War: An Interview With Eyal Zisser

    Israel could find itself engaged in some local conflicts with Islamic extremists along the border or in a limited conflict with Assad if he decides to retaliate the next time Israel attacks targets in Syria.

Education

MA, Uppsala University

Languages
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Swedish
Please note

You are leaving the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy's website and entering another Carnegie global site.

请注意...

你将离开清华—卡内基中心网站,进入卡内基其他全球中心的网站。