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Contemporary Research and op-ed writing

  • Libya’s economic and geostrategic place in the world system
  • Western Business interests in Libya
  • Internal Politics of the National Transitional Council (NTC)
  • Power struggles between local militias and the NTC especially My Monograph  “In War’s Wake: The Struggle for Post-Qadhafi Libya”
  • The relative position of different groups in the new Libya (e.g. Islamists, Berbers, technocrats who served under Gaddafi, returned Diaspora Libyans, traditional Merchant elites, tribal leaders, etc.)
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  • The regional implications of a potential Israeli attack on Iran
  • The Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq, its nascent state institutions, and relationship with the USA and neighboring states

Historical Research interests

  • Libya: My Doctoral Research at Cambridge University focuses on the strategic, diplomatic, and institutional factors which shaped British policy  during the British Military Administration of Libya (1942-51).  This work explores the contingent nature of British ‘state-building’ in the Libyan context.  It could be said, in fact, that the British ‘constructed’ the unified Libyan state ‘by accident’, i.e. only after their plans to create a separate Cyrenaican state under their tutelage were rendered impossible on the international stage.
  • Syria: My primary research interest used to concern: French policy towards the Alawites of Syria from the rise of Leon Blum’s Front Populaire in 1936 until the French evacuation of Syria in 1946


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