Kheder Khaddour is a nonresident scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr 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).