Nabeel Khoury

Nabeel Khoury is a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Hariri Center for Middle East and a visiting professor at Northwestern’s Middle East and North African studies program. He spent twenty-five years as a diplomat in the U.S. foreign service, serving in various posts including: Director of the Near East South Asia Office of the State Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research (2008-2012). Overseas, Dr. Khoury served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Yemen (2004-2007). In 2003, during the Iraq war, he served as Department spokesperson at U.S. Central Command in Doha and in Baghdad. He has contributed to the Middle East Journal, Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, International Journal of Middle East Studies, and Middle East Policy. On Twitter: @khoury_nabeel