Senior Fellow, Omran Center for Strategic Studies


Danny Al-Baaj is a former Syrian diplomat and a Senior Fellow at the Omran Centre for Strategic Studies. His research focuses on the geopolitical power struggle in the region, negotiation and mediation as well as good governance. He has six years of experience in bilateral as well as multilateral diplomacy, including two years as the Chief cabinet of the Syrian Deputy Foreign minister. Mr. Al-Baaj earned his MA in Diplomatic Studies at The Diplomatic Academy of London, University of Westminster, UK. He obtained a postgraduate Diploma (DESS) in Public International Law and International Relations at Beirut Arab University, Lebanon, and currently completing his Ph.D. on: "The balance of power in the Middle East: was the Syrian foreign policy affective? (1990- 2011)” at the University of Tangier, Morocco.

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From the beginning of the Syrian uprising, several Arab countries were almost unanimous in isolating…
Wednesday April 20
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Introduction In opposition-held territories, the agricultural sector suffers from a variety of complex challenges. Among…
Friday February 18
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Executive Summary This paper provides an illustrative overview and assessment of the chain of command…
Tuesday November 09
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In a symbolic blow to the anti-government uprising born in Daraa in 2011, the Bashar…
Friday August 13
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