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Dr. Aaron Zelin

Dr. Aaron Zelin is the Richard Borow Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and a Visiting Research Scholar at Brandeis University. He is author of the book “Your Sons Are At Your Service: Tunisia’s Missionaries of Jihad” (Columbia University Press). Dr. Aaron Zelin is also the founder of the widely acclaimed and cited website and its podcast JihadPod.

Dr. Zelin’s research focuses on Sunni Arab jihadi groups in North Africa and Syria as well as the trend of foreign fighting, online jihadism, and jihadi governance. He is the author of a number of reports including, the September 2018 Washington Institute study “Tunisian Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria.”

Aaron Zelin