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Dr. Abdullah Khaled Al-Saud – Visiting Research Fellow

Dr. Abdullah is a visiting research fellow at ICSR. He is an assistant professor at Naif Arab University for Security Sciences in Riyadh. He holds a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London, an MA in International Peace and Security from King’s College London, and a BA in Law from King Saud University. His PhD thesis investigated the drivers and factors contributing to the process of radicalisation and violence in Saudi Arabia from the early days of the 1980s until the outbreak of the terror campaign in the Kingdom in 2003. His research interests include radicalisation, political violence and political Islam in general, with a special focus on Saudi Arabia.

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