Saad Aldouri is a research analyst with the Middle East and North Africa Programme. Since joining Chatham House in 2014, Saad has worked on a range of issues relating to Iraq, North Africa, the Gulf and youth policy, as well as helping manage the Chatham House Libya Working Group.
He is currently focused on the programme’s projects on Iraq, looking at how the country will seek to rebuild the state in a post-ISIS context, and North Africa, exploring prospects for economic transformation in the region.
He has a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Manchester, and an MA in Contemporary History and Politics at Birkbeck, University of London.
Areas of expertise
- The Maghreb
- Youth policy in MENA
- In Face of Protests, Tunisia Needs Bold Economic Reforms 16 March 2018
- What to Know About Iraq’s Protest Movement 06 June 2017
- What Would Victory in Mosul Look Like? 20 October 2016
- National Guard Law Would Help Iraq Regain Sunni Trust 20 August 2015
- Iraq Election Results Create Uncertainty 09 June 2014