Dr. Marta Furlan
Dr. Furlan is a post-doc at JISS. Marta Furlan holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of St Andrews. Her doctoral dissertation studied governance by Salafi-Jihadist armed groups in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen from a comparative and multi-dimensional perspective. Her research focuses more broadly on violent non-state actors, rebel governance, civil wars, and political Islam.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Meeting Between Assad and Khameini: What was on the Table?
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad might have decided to cement his friendship with Tehran, fearing that Moscow’s capacity to invest in Syria’s reconstruction would be negatively affected. Assad may also try to play Iran against its Gulf rivals to draw resources from both.