Kheder Khaddour

Nonresident Scholar
Middle East Center

Kheder Khaddour is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. His research centers on civil military relations and local identities in the Levant, with a focus on Syria.

Kheder Khaddour is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. His research centers on civil military relations and local identities in the Levant, with a focus on Syria.

Previously Khaddour has been a visiting scholar at the University of Chicago. He has conducted independent research for the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, and has worked as an independent journalist for Reuters.

Khaddour’s most recent publications include Eastern Expectations: The Changing Dynamics in Syria’s Tribal Regions (co-authored with Kevin Mazur, February 2017); How Regional Security Concerns Uniquely Constrain Governance in Northeastern Syria (March 2017);  Local Wars and the Chance for Decentralized Peace in Syria (March 2017) and Back to What Future? What Remains for Syria’s Displaced People (January 2018).

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  • A Line in the Sand
    • February 22, 2019

    A Line in the Sand

    The Syrian-Iraqi border has become a point of confrontation among regional and international powers.

  • Syria’s Troublesome Militias
    • November 05, 2018

    Syria’s Troublesome Militias

    By integrating pro-regime armed groups into state structures, the Assad regime has created a hybrid military order.

  • Survival Through Destruction
    • November 29, 2017

    Survival Through Destruction

    In the midst of Syria’s wartime devastation, the regime saw a path to its own revival.

  • A Shattered Relationship
    • September 27, 2017

    A Shattered Relationship

    Why the conflict against the Islamic State will profoundly reshape the ties and networks in Deir Ezzor.

  • I, the Supreme
    • March 22, 2017

    I, the Supreme

    The Syrian regime devolves some power over reconstruction, mainly to retain it.

  • Eastern Approaches
    • October 10, 2016

    Eastern Approaches

    Why local tribal calculations will determine what happens outside Syria’s heartland.

  • Shielded by the State: Assad’s Monopoly Over Syria’s Public Institutions
    • August 17, 2015

    Shielded by the State: Assad’s Monopoly Over Syria’s Public Institutions

    The Assad regime’s control of Syria's public institutions and the provision of essential services will need to be broken in order to solve the Syrian crisis.

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  • Arabic
  • English
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