Fellow Researcher at Omran for Strategic Studies concentrating on governance and local councils, de-radicalization, Islamism, Kurdish National Movement, and Middle-East new regional order. He earned his PhD in IT security from the University of Technology in Compiègne in France and has published a number of studies in Worm propagation in P2P networks, and in Networks Vulnerability Detection. He previously worked as the Executive Director of the Syrian National Coalition (SNC) media office, since its establishment in late 2012 until September 2014. Hatahet was one of the first Syrian bloggers’ generation in 2004, and later founded the collective blog http://www.the-syrian.com. In 2013, he co-founded Radio Al Kul in April 2013 to address the consequences of the intensive attacks on civilians in Syria as a source of news and information as well as public awareness campaigns.