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Our Mission

The Arabia Foundation is a Washington, DC–based resource whose core mission is to provide insight into and analysis of the geopolitics of the Arabian Peninsula.


Ali Shihabi


Firas Maksad


Evan Langenhahn

Head of Research

Geneive Abdo

Resident Scholar

Gregory D. Johnsen

Resident Scholar

Cole Bunzel

Non-Resident Scholar

Fatima Abo Alasrar

Senior Analyst

Abdallah Hendawy

Senior Analyst and Head of Digital Strategy

Najah Al-Otaibi

Senior Analyst

Farah Alalami

Research Analyst

Michelle Strayer

Research Analyst

Sarah Lord

Research Analyst

Noura Altamimi

Research Analyst

Brandon Nickerson

Head of Operations

Rebecca Rosen

Communications Officer

Adam Fritz

Graphic Designer

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