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Andrew Parasiliti

Editor-in-Chief, Al-Monitor

Andrew Parasiliti is Editor-in-Chief of Al-Monitor. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the US Friends of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  Before joining Al-Monitor, Dr. Parasiliti was Executive Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies-US and Corresponding Director, IISS-Middle East; Principal, Government Affairs-International, at The BGR Group; Foreign Policy Advisor to US Senator Chuck Hagel; Director of the Middle East Initiative at the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; and Director of Programs at the Middle East Institute. He received a PhD from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.

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SOC member Michel Kilo claims evidence of Assad links to ISIS

By  Andrew Parasiliti | Thu, Jan 23, 2014
In an exclusive interview, veteran Syrian opposition figure Michel Kilo tells Al-Monitor, "If Walid Moallem will talk about terrorism, he will receive a true lecture about terrorists."

Moallem: Aleppo proposal a response to Kerry's call for local cease-fires

By  Andrew Parasiliti | Wed, Jan 22, 2014
In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid Moallem said he proposed a plan for ending military operations in Aleppo last week in response to US Secretary of State John Kerry's appeal for a cease-fire there.

Qatar's foreign minister: Iran has 'crucial role' in Syria

By  Andrew Parasiliti | Wed, Jan 22, 2014
In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah calls for a unified Syrian opposition and describes the plight of the Syrian people as "unprecedented."

The top shelf: 14 must-reads on the Middle East

By  Andrew Parasiliti | Mon, Dec 23, 2013
Al-Monitor editor and CEO Andrew Parasiliti recommends essential and timeless books on the region.

Michel Aoun: Lebanon 'paralyzed' by Syria war

By  Andrew Parasiliti | Fri, Dec 13, 2013
In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Gen. Michel Aoun, leader of Lebanon’s Free Patriotic Movement, blames Saudi Arabia for the deadlock in Lebanese politics.
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