aymenn-jawad-al-tamimiAymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi is a leading world expert on the Islamic State, a secular Arab from the UK and Iraq who advises governments worldwide on the Middle East, Islam, and terrorism. He is a graduate from Brasenose College, Oxford University, and Shillman-Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum, a think tank.

His writings and media appearances include Haaretz, the Jerusalem Post, The Daily Star (Beirut), The National (Abu Dhabi), The Guardian, the BBC, and the American Spectator. He has published peer-reviewed articles in The Levantine Review, the Middle East Quarterly, and the Middle East Review of International Affairs.

He has a website at www.AymennJawad.org.