Hamzeh Alshadeedi

Hamzeh Al-Shadeedi joined IRIS in January 2020 as a Policy Researcher. In this capacity, he focuses on issues of security and the role of law in Iraq. Before joining IRIS, Hamzeh worked for the Conflict Research Unit of the Clingendael Institute, where he researched issues of local governance in Libya. He holds a BA from the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, where he specialized in Business Administration and an MA in Modern Middle East Studies from Leiden University. He speaks native Arabic, fluent English, and conversant Kurdish.
 
Policy Publications:
 
Iraq's adolescent democracy. Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations. June 2020.
 
Security sector stabilization and development in Libya. Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations. April 2020.
 
No time like the present for democratic reform in Iraq. Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations. December 2019.
 
Libyan tribes in the shadow of war and peace. Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations. Feburary 2019.
 
The curious incident of the turkish military base in Shiladze. Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations. Feburary 2019.
 
Local security governance in Libya. Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations. October 2018.
 
The position of the tebu vis-à-vis potential elections in Libya. Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations.September 2018.
 
In the eye of the storm? (In)stability in western Iraqi Kurdistan. Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations. July 2018.
 
Are the next libyan elections doomed to fail? Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations. June 2018.