Catherine Shakdam

Catherine Shakdam is a political analyst/commentator for the Middle East with over 7 years of experience. She has written for many publications among which Foreign Policy Association, Russian International Affairs Council, Your Middle East, Majalla, Open Democracy, the Middle East Monitor, and the Guardian. In 2014 she became the Associate Director of the Beirut Centre for Middle East Studies.


Arbaeen Is Resistance in Its Purest Form

I participated in Arbaeen Pilgrimage previously in Iraq.It was of course an unforgettable experience....

Western Powers and Their Hypocritical Hands in Yemen

I’m afraid the United Nations has become a redundant institution which sits completely empty...