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Principal at Middle East Alternatives in Washington DC, USA
Principal at Middle East Alternatives in Washington DC, USA

Hassan I. Mneimneh is Principal at Middle East Alternatives in Washington DC, USA. Over the past 15 years, he has served as scholar, policy analyst, and civil society practitioner specializing in the affairs of the Middle East, North Africa and the wider Islamic world. From August 2011 to August 2014, he was Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), where he focused on socio-political and cultural developments in the MENA region and the Islamic world and their significance to US and European policies. Mneimneh was also Acting Director of GMF Tunis office and of the Tunis-based MENA Partnership for Democracy & Development, a support project for civil society in the region. Prior to joining GMF, Mneimneh was Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute where he co-led a program to assess civil reaction to radicalizing tendencies in Muslim societies. From August 2008 to September 2009, Mneimneh was Visiting Fellow at AEI where he conducted a study of the evolution, record, and prospects of radical Islamist formations worldwide. He also co-led the Malta Forum, a dialogue program between intellectuals from the Arab and Western worlds, coalescing as the Center for Global Engagement at the Institute for American Values. Between 2004 and 2008, Mneimneh was Director at the Iraq Memory Foundation, an organization dedicated to documenting Iraq recent past and to fostering reflection on issues of political responsibility, social order, and transitional justice. The documentary holdings of the Iraq Memory Foundation were deposited at the Hoover Institution in 2009; Mneimneh continued to serve as the non-resident curator of this collection until June 2014. The Iraq Memory Foundation was the continuation of the Iraq Research and Documentation Project which Mneimneh co-directed at Harvard University. Mneimneh is a frequent commentator on brodacast media. He regularly contributes analysis and opinion pieces to the pan-Arab newspaper al-Hayat, and has written, in English, Arabic, and French, on political, cultural, historical, and intellectual questions affecting the Arab and Muslim worlds.

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