2018-2019 ISD Fellow
Huffington Graduate Fellow, MSFS
Adviser: Amb. (ret.) Barbara Bodine, Director, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
Research topic: How the Gulf Crisis Complicates US Foreign Policy towards Iran
Mohammed Soliman is a MSFS candidate concentrating in Global Politics and Security. His research interests include energy, geopolitical and geoeconomic risk, and grand strategy, specifically in the Middle East and North Africa region. Mohammed’s ISD research project concentrated on the impact of the Gulf Crisis on the U.S. strategy with Iran. He co-chairs the MSFS Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Forum, where he hosts policy practitioners, diplomats, and academics to discuss the region’s key trends and challenges. He also appears frequently on Arabic television to provide commentary on unfolding events in the Middle East and has published articles for Foreign Affairs, La Stampa, the Middle East Institute, and Open Democracy. Prior to joining MSFS, Mohammed worked as a researcher and as a columnist for al-Maqal, al-Masry al-Youm, and Tahrir News in Egypt. He holds a BA in engineering from the Egypt Aviation Academy.