Co-Founder, Executive Director of Omran for Strategic Studies, and Board Member of the Syrian Forum. He earned his Ph.D. in Islamic Studies Interdisciplinary Program, University of California, Los Angeles with subfield focus: political science, history and sociology. His dissertation research was entitled: Syrian Authoritarianism: Persistence or Change. In 2011-2012 he was the Research Manager at the Strategic Research and Communications Center in the United Kingdom. He served as the Chief of Staff to Secretary General of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces (2012 –2013). Research work focusses on geopolitical political studies, transitional period comparative studies, local governance, and economic development.

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Saturday December 31

Abstract: The fall of Aleppo is not the end of the opposition in Syria, but perhaps marks the beginning of a Russian

Monday August 29

Abstract: The Syrian uprising took the regional powers by surprise and was able to disrupt the regional balance of
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RT @SyriaDeeply: Russia’s Brittle Strategic Pillars in Syria, writes Ayman Aldassouky @CH_MENAP
RT @OmranDirasat: Updated #Control & Influence #Map of #Syria and Western #Iraq 15 December 2017, #Data Shows % of Gains & Losses in the la…
RT @Nawaroliver: Joint Opreation room (#HTS “Nusra”,#Turkistan,#Ahrar_Army,#Izza_Army,#Nusr_Army,#Zinki,#Idlib_Free_Army) for the #Oppositi
RT @OmranDirasat: اتخذت صناعة الأزمات بعد #الربيع_العربي مستويات خطيرة، حيث شكلت بالنسبة للأنظمة الديكتاتورية الغطاء الأهم لتبرير دخولها بح…
Damascus December 7, inside sources, reported that Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham-affiliated combatants who were not pre-war…
Friday December 15
In  Reports 
With unreliable allies and a lack of experience with local power dynamics, Russia’s influence in…
Thursday December 14
In  Articles 
Damascus November 11, unconfirmed reports indicated that Jaish Al-Islam and the Government of Russia reached an…
Thursday November 16
In  Reports 
October 26, SDF forces had opened fire on civilians, originally from Al-Minshiye neighborhood, who were demonstrating…
Thursday November 02
In  Reports