Dr. Amal Mudallali

Dr. Amal Mudallali is an American policy and international relations analyst.



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Preemptive hate and the Arab-American relationship

Upon reviewing the results of the Arab News/YouGov poll “The Arab Image in the US” in which 2,057 US citizens were surveyed, I recalled something that happened to me when I was a student taking a public transportation bus to my university in Washington. 

May 03, 2017

North Korean nuclear crisis to shape US policy

I visited the Korean War Veterans Memorial, a few blocks from the State Department in Washington, after listening to the heightened rhetoric between the US and North Korea last week.

April 25, 2017

Tillerson’s boldness in business comes to play in politics

US President-elect Donald Trump once again surprised the foreign policy and diplomatic establishment with his choice of ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.

December 16, 2016

Will Trump tear up, or transform the Iran deal?

President-elect Donald Trump has assembled a team of national security and defense staff who are renowned for both their hawkish views on Iran, and their reservations over the Obama administration’s policies toward Tehran.

December 09, 2016

Middle East under Trump

The Atlantic Council released its Middle East Strategy report during an event attended by a large number of foreign policy experts from almost every think-tank in Washington.

December 02, 2016

A new Muslim registry

In an interview with CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger advised people not to expect President-elect Donald Trump to “maintain all his promises” made during the campaign, or to “give voters exactly what he promised.” Sure enough, The New York Times interview

November 25, 2016

Trump keeps people guessing over Iran

President-elect Donald Trump received his first secret daily intelligence briefing three days ago, the same one that Barack Obama receives. Although Trump must wait two months before he is inaugurated as president, the battle for his attention, and heart, is in full swing in Washington.

November 18, 2016

What if Clinton wins?

A Hillary Clinton presidency, if she wins the elections, will not be a second Obama administration on foreign policy as some of her critics seem to think.

November 08, 2016

What if Trump wins?

If Donald Trump wins the American election, and he is within two or three points of Hillary Clinton in the polls, the world will enter uncharted territory in terms of foreign policy and international relations.

November 07, 2016