Hanin Ghaddar is the Friedmann Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Her research focuses on political and religious affairs in Lebanon. In particular, Ghaddar focuses on the situation of Shiite politics and Hezbollah throughout the Middle East.
Previously, Ghaddar was the managing editor of Lebanon’s NOW news website, where she shed light on a broad range of cutting-edge issues, from the evolution of Hezbollah inside Lebanon to Iran’s growing influence throughout the Middle East. In addition, she has contributed to a number of U.S.-based magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Foreign Policy.
Friedmann Visiting Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Areas of Expertise: Lebanon, Arab & Islamic Politics, The Middle East, Shiite Politics
Location: Washington, DC
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