Alia Al-Kadi was the Spring 2010 Atkin Fellow at ICSR.
Alia argued in her paper that the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002 brought a new dimension to the negotiating table on the Arab-Israeli front as there is a stronger chance for peace to prevail if it lies within a comprehensive framework, which the Initiative provides. To read her paper please click here.
Alia is currently a PhD candidate at Cambridge University. She holds a B.A. in Politics from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and an M.A. in International Studies and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. Alia worked at the Royal Hashemite Court in Jordan as a Press Officer at the Media and Communication Division for several years and later as a Global Outreach Manager. She helped found the News Planning Department at ATV, the first privately owned TV station in Jordan. She has also assisted the research team at the Centre for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan on domestic security policy research in Jordan. Her areas of interest include Political Islam, Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli conflict.