Nadia Al-Dayel is a doctoral researcher in terrorism studies. She received her Bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University and her Master’s degree with distinction from the University of Hong Kong. She has also been a Research Associate for the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, producing scoping reports and tracking governmental responses to modern slavery conditions within the MENA region. She is a co-founder and Director of Analysis at Critica Research and Analysis in Washington, D.C. Her research experience comes from living and working in the United States, Southeast Asia, and the Arabian Gulf.
On the 9 year anniversary of the Westgate attack, this Perspective takes stock of recent political developments and the evolution of the threat from al-Shabaab within both Somalia and Kenya.
This perspective analyses the recent ECtHR ruling and explains its impact on the policy of European countries to repatriate children that are still in the Northeast Syria camps.
This Perspective will assess five common predictions of the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan when they took over a year ago and consider whether things turned out as badly as many believed.