Speaker: Aaron Y. Zelin, Rena and Sami David Fellow, ICSR
Aaron Y. Zelin is the Rena and Sami David Fellow at ICSR and also serves as the Richard Borow Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Zelin’s recent research has examined how global jihadis have reacted to the changing dynamics in the Arab world with a particular focus on Syria, Tunisia, and Libya. He is editor of the widely cited website Jihadology.net, the most important primary source archive for global jihadi materials. He is a frequent contributor to Foreign Policy and The Atlantic, and has authored the New America Foundation’s study “The State of the Global Jihad Online” (2013). He holds a BA in Government and Middle Eastern Studies from Indiana University and an M.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies from Brandeis University, and is currently pursuing a PhD in War Studies at King’s College London.
Moderated by: Professor Peter Neumann, Director ICSR
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