Alexander recently completed his MA in Middle Eastern Studies at Tel Aviv University where he wrote a thesis on the evolution of Qatar’s foreign policy. Prior to studying in Tel Aviv, he completed a BA at Bishop’s University with honours in History and a major in Political Studies. He was also the News Editor for Bishop’s student-run newspaper, The Campus. His primary academic interests include the international relations and political economy of the Middle East, particularly in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf. Other areas of interest include Arab-Israeli relations, oil and politics, democratization in the Middle East, and Canada’s relations with Middle East states. Alexander is interested in pursuing a career as a political risk consultant. You can follow him on Twitter @_alexliatsis.
Alexander Liatsis weighs in on the challenges before Iraq’s Prime Minister elect Haider al-Abadi.
With the Islamic State’s capture of Sinjar, Alexander Liatsis weighs in on the prospect of Kurdish independence from Iraq.
Alex Liatsis summarises the NCC’s Spring Conference on Arctic Sovereignty and Security.
Emerging defence industries in Saudi Arabia and the UAE may impact the Gulf’s political landscape.
On May 1, the United Nations Office payed homage to renown Canadian author, parliamentarian, and diplomat Douglas Roche. The occasion was held ahead of Roche’s 85th birthday next month to celebrate his lifelong dedication to peace and efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament. Roche has long been involved with nuclear disarmament and was elected Chairman of Read More…