Master of Science in Foreign Service, Dulles Fellow
Project: Lebanese Hezbollah’s Order of Battle within the Levant: An Examination of LH’s Continual Stranglehold on Lebanon’s Foreign and Domestic Policies
Adviser: Dr. Randa Slim, Senior Fellow and Director of Conflict Resolution and the Track II Dialogues Program, Middle East Institute
Lieutenant Jasmin Alsaied is a graduate candidate in the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) program at Georgetown University, pursuing the Global Politics & Security concentration and Certificate in Diplomatic Studies. Her current research focuses are militant Shia groups, Iranian proxy relationships throughout the Middle East, and nuclear nonproliferation and arms control treaty verification methods. Prior to joining MSFS, Jasmin earned her B.S. from North Carolina State University, where she studied nuclear engineering and mathematics. She earned her commission through the NROTC program and was subsequently stationed onboard USS LASSEN (DDG 82). During her four years attached to LASSEN, she completed a Middle East deployment with the TRUMAN Strike Group, participated in the maiden voyage for HMS Queen Elizabeth, GERALD R. FORD shock trials, and engaged in Caribbean counter-narcotic operations. In DC, Jasmin has worked on Capitol Hill and with several national security think tanks.