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AF’s Non-resident Scholar, Kamran Bokhari has been quoted in Bloomberg: “Large parts of the Iraqi civil-military establishment, not just the militias, are very closely aligned to Iran,” said Kamran Bokhari, founding director at the Center for Global Policy and a non-resident scholar at the Arabia Foundation. “Iran’s influence is far greater in...
AF’s Senior Analyst, Fatima Abo Alasrar has been quoted in Arab News: Yemeni political analyst, Fatima Alasrar, wrote in May that the Houthis’ fundraising for Hezbollah is not surprising, as the militia’s ties to the group are “undeniable.”..Military support for the...
AF’s Senior Analyst, Fatima Abo Alasrar has been quoted in the National: “Houthis view their support to Hezbollah now as a sign of support and payback to Hezbollah,” said Fatima Alasrar, a senior policy analyst at the Arabia Foundation in Washington… “It is a clear message...
AF’s Director, Firas Maksad has been quoted in the National: “Mr Safa also played a lead role in Hezbollah’s occupation of West Beirut and the Druze-dominated area of Aley in May 2008. “He has wielded illegitimate military force to advance Hezbollah’s interests in...
AF’s Founder, Ali Shihabi has been quoted in the Washington Post: “Trump’s remarks commending the crown prince for combating extremism and improving opportunities for women drew praise from Ali Shihabi, founder of the Arabia Foundation, a think tank that says it does not...
AF’s Founder, Ali Shihabi has been quoted in the Washington Post: “Clearly he has retained a lot of his stature,” said Ali Shihabi, founder of the pro-Riyadh Arabia Foundation in Washington, noting that the crown prince had been well-received by the leaders of India,...
AF’s Founder, Ali Shihabi has been quoted in the International Policy Digest: “This (law) is an effort to balance the pressure from conservative elements of society that accuse the (government) of allowing things to go ‘out of control.’ Effecting social change is an art...