Project Director, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria
Crisis Group role:
Peter Harling is Project Director with the Middle East Program of the International Crisis Group and is based in Damascus. His research at Crisis Group is focused on Iraq, where he lived and worked over 7 years. He also conducts and supervises research in Lebanon and Syria.
Areas of expertise:
The Iraqi insurgency
The Sadrist movement
Tribalism in Iraq
Syrian foreign policy
Independent Consultant, French public and private sectors including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the French Institute of International Affairs (1998 - 2004)
Political Science Researcher, Iraq under Saddam Hussein, writing PHD in Paris at the Higher School for Social Science Studies (2001 - )
Research Fellow,Sorbonne University Centre for International Studies (Centre de Recherches Internationales de la Sorbonne - CRIS) (2005 - )
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