Elizabeth Dickinson Senior Analyst, Arabian Peninsula Please submit all media inquiries to email@example.com or call +32 (0) 2 536 00 71 Crisis Group Role Elizabeth Dickinson joined Crisis Group as a Senior Analyst for the Arabian Peninsula in late 2017. Her work focuses on the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Previously a journalist, she has lived in the region for seven years and has written extensively on Gulf regional foreign policy, counter-terror finance, and political reform. Professional Background Prior to joining International Crisis Group, Elizabeth worked for a decade as a journalist, including roles at Foreign Policy magazine, The National, and The Economist. She holds a degree in African and International Studies from Yale University. Areas of Expertise Gulf politics and foreign policy Saudi Arabia UAE Qatar Bahrain Kuwait Counter-terror finance Proxy conflict Languages English (native) Spanish (fluent) French (fluent) Publications “Godfathers and Thieves: How Syria’s Diaspora Crowd-Funded a Revolution”, Deca, June 2015. “Playing with Fire: Why Private Gulf Financing for Syria’s Extremist Rebels Risk Igniting Sectarian Conflict at Home”, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution, 2013.