Ranj Alaaldin is a Middle East political and security risk analyst. He is a Senior Analyst at the Next Century Foundation and is doing a doctorate on the Shias of Iraq at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He visits the Middle East and North Africa regularly, has conducted extensive fact-finding missions throughout the region and is recently returned Libya. He has written for the Guardian, Telegraph, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy magazine, Christian Science Monitor and numerous other print and online publications.
His personal website can be found at the following: www.ranjalaaldin.com