Mamoun Fandy

Mamoun Fandy

Mamoun Fandy

Mamoun Fandy is the President of Fandy Associates, a Washington DC based research group and think-tank. Dr. Fandy is a senior fellow at the Baker Institute. He is also a Senior Fellow at The United States Institute of Peace. He is a former professor of Politics at Georgetown University and professor of Arab Politics at the Near-East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University. His research focus is the politics of the Arab World, terrorism and radical Islamic politics, and regional security issues in the Middle East. He is the author of Saudi Arabia and the Politics of Dissent (NY: St.Martin’s Press, 1999). This book is considered by both the academic and policy communities to be the ultimate authority on Islamic terrorism and violence inside and outside Saudi Arabia. Dr. Fandy is also the author of America and the Arab World After September 11th (Arabic) (Cairo, Egypt: Masr al-Mahrousa, 2003); His popular articles have appeared the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and more regularly in The Christian Science Monitor. He is a columnist for the two largest pan-Arab dailies: The Cairo-based Al-Ahram and the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat.

Academic Publications:
· “The Crisis of Education in the Muslim World” — Foreign Affairs
· “Al-Jazeera: News With an Agenda?”, Middle East Insight, vol. xvii, no.2, March-April 2002
· “Information Technology, Trust, and Social Change in the Arab World”, Middle East Journal, Vol. 45, no. 3, Summer 2000. (Refereed)
· “CyberResistance: Saudi Opposition Between Globalization and Localization”, Comparative Studies in Society and History. Vol 41, no. 1, 1999 (Refereed)
· “Political Science Without Clothes: Contesting the Spatiality of the State in Egypt”, Arab Studies Quarterly, Vol. 20, no. 2, Spring , 1998 (Refereed)
· “Safar al-Hawali: Saudi Islamist or Saudi Nationalist”, Islam and Christian Muslim Relations, Vol 9, no. 1, 1998 (Refereed)
· “The Shi`a Oppositional Discourse in Saudi Arabia”, Critique, Fall, 1996 (Refereed)
· “Egypt’s Islamic Group: Regional Revenge?”, The Middle East Journal, Autumn, 1994 (Refereed)
· “Islam Vs. Tribe: The Post-colonial Arab State and the Democratic Imperative”, Middle East Policy, Volume III, no. 2, 1994
· “The Tensions Behind the Violence in Egypt”, Middle East Policy, Vol. II, No. 1, 1993
· “Infidels Without, and Within”, (trans.) New Perspective Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 2, Spring, 1991. pp. 50-51
· “Saudi Arabia and the War on Terrorism”, Middle East Policy Council, February, 2002
· “Egypt and Saudi Arabia and the war on Terror”, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, March 2002
· “Aging and Political Change in the Arab World”, APSA, Washington D.C., 2000
· “Islamic Movements in the Arabian Gulf”, Institut d’Etudes Politique, Paris, June 20, 2000
· “The Future of Kuwaiti-Iraqi Relations”, Kuwait City, an International Conference held by the Kuwaiti Parliament and the Kuwait Center For Strategic Studies, May 13-16, 2000
· “There is No Arab Culture to Talk About?”, Georgetown University, April, 1999
· “Globalization and Local Resistance”, Asilah Annual Symposium, Morocco, August 18, 1998
· “U.S. Foreign Policy towards Afghanistan and the Sudan”, Yale Law School, November 5, 1998
· “Egyptian-American Relations”, paper presented at the College of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt. July 2, 1997
· “Marginal Males and the Politics of Dress in Egypt: Constructing the Marginal as Feminine”, American Research Center in Egypt, Annual meeting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1997
· “Islam in the Age of Globalization”, paper presented at The World Policy Institute, New School for Social Research, New York, March 13, 1997
· “Kuwait’s Parliamentary Life”, Center For Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, Washington DC, February 26, 1997
· “The Islamic Movements in Egypt: A Regional Perspective”, paper presented at The Civic Forum, Cairo, July 24, 1996
· “America’s Response to Alienation and Bigotry (ARAB): Unpacking the Arab Image”, CCAS Public Affairs program, Georgetown University, 1996
· “Saudi Arabia’s Islamist Opposition”, Paper presented at The Emirate Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Abu Dhabi, June 11, 1996
· “Methodological Note on Research on Sufism in Egypt”, CMCU Roundtable, Georgetown University, April 11-12, 1996
· “Electronic Resistance: Post-modern Segments of Arab Societies Vs. Pre-modern States”, Georgetown University, CCAS, Annual Symposium, April 1995
· “Press and Politics in Egypt”, CCAS Public Affairs Forum, Georgetown University, Fall 1995
· Discussant, panel on “Religion and Violence”, APSA annual convention, Washington D.C., September, 1993
· “Misr (Egypt), Islam and the Southern Question”, Middle East Studies Association (MESA), Annual Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1993
· “Metaphorical Existence: Palestinians in the Arab World”, 25th Annual Convention of Arab American University Graduates (AAUG), Washington D.C., November 14,1992

Newspaper Articles:
· The Iraq The Arab World Saw All Along, New York Times – April 10, 2003
· Perceptions Where Al-Jazeera & Co. Are Coming From, Washington Post – March 30, 2003
· Algeria’s Vote a Turning Point for Arab World, JINN — December 19, 1995
· Something’s Fishy About the Baghdad Defection, LA Times
· Tunisia’s Emerging Democracy, Christian Science Monitor– October 27, 1999
· Impeaching The Chief, Christian Science Monitor– January 7, 1999
· An Anxious Arab World Awaits Word From U.S., Christian Science Monitor – January 22, 1998
· Stealing Rebels’ Thunder, Christian Science Monitor – Mamoun Fandy and Judith Caesar, August 27, 1997
· U.S. Oil Policy in the Middle East, – January, 1997

Media Appearances:
· Dr. Fandy was a consultant for CNNI during the War on Iraq
· The Future of the Middle East CNN – April 20, 2003
· Kuwait Rejects Saddam’s Apology CNN – December 7, 2002
· Interview With Mamoun Fandy, CNN – August 2, 2003
· Interview with Mamoun Fandy, CNN – July 13, 2003
· War in Iraq: War Under Way, CNN – April 12, 2003
· Interview with Mamoun Fandy,CNN – March 16, 2003
· OPEC Agrees to Increase Production; Iran, Iraq Dissent, CNN – March 29, 2000
· U.S. Arms Deal May be Price for Israel’s Peace with Syria, CNN – January 14, 2000
The Saudi Connection, PBS – Online NewsHour – July 29, 2003
Text-Only Version Of The Above

· A Different Language, PBS — Online NewsHour – April 6, 2003
· President Bush Signs an Executive Order Creating a White House Office to Improve America’s Image Abroad, PBS – Online NewsHour – January 21, 2003
· U.S. Outreach To The Arab World, PBS – Online NewsHour – January 21, 2003
Criminal Inquiry Delayed, PBS– Online NewsHour – November 17, 1999
Military Mission, PBS – Online Newshour – October 3, 2001
· Troubled Connection, PBS – Online NewsHour – November 26, 2002
· Iraqis In America, PBS – Online NewsHour – October 4, 2002
· Under Suspicion, PBS – Online Newshour – September 12, 2002
· Reaching Out, PBS – Online NewsHour – February 18, 2002
· Gary Thatcher, PBS– Online NewsHour – January 16, 2002
· Tom Dine, PBS– Online NewsHour – January 16, 2002
· Public Diplomacy, PBS – Online NewsHour, January 16, 2002
· Christopher Ross, PBS – Online NewsHour – January 16, 2002
· Analyzing Bin Laden, NPR – All Things Considered – November 13, 2002
· Islamists In Egypt, NPR – All Things Considered – November 18, 1997
· Egyptian Violence, NPR – All Things Considered – September 18, 1997
· What’s Next After Sons’ Deaths?, CBS – July 22, 2003
· U.S. Needs New World Image?, CBS – July 9, 2003
· Japan’s Example For Post-War Iraq, CBS – April 13, 2003
· U.S. Needs Image Makeover Worldwide, Terror Experts Say, ABC – July 9, 2003
· National Terror Commission Gives Mixed Review of Gov’t Cooperation, Fox News – July 9, 2003
· Guests and Topics for June 30, Fox News – June 30, 2003
· Abdullah Peace Plan: Offer or Ultimatum?, Middle East Policy Council
· The Media and the War, AIJAC – April 1, 2003

Orphan Link:
· Beyond the Violence, Voice of America

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  1. Part Two: Game Over « Arabic Media Shack Says:

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