Sara Harmouch

Sara Harmouch is a Ph.D. student at the School of Public Affairs at American University. She is a Lebanese national with native Arabic and French. She conducts fieldwork in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf region. Her research interests are threats to democracy, asymmetric warfare, political violence, violent extremism, armed non-state actors, all forms of terrorism, terrorist groups’ behaviors and alliances, counterterrorism policies, and security sector assistance.