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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

John Sfakianakis

Non-Resident Senior Scholar

Fatima Abo Alasrar

Senior Analyst

Najah Al-Otaibi

Senior Analyst

Sarah Lord

Research Analyst

Noura Altamimi

Research Analyst

Abdallah Hendawy

Head of Digital Strategy

Rebecca Rosen

Operations Manager

Kayla Elias

Communications Manager

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