Associate Research Fellow, Türkiye and Middle East Program

Research Interests:

  • Middle East
  • Iraq
  • Kurdistan
  • Islamism, jihadism and terrorism


Adel Bakawan is an Associate Research Fellow at Ifri's Türkiye and Middle East Program and the Director of the French research on Irak (Centre Français de Recherche sur l'Irak, CFRI).

He is also a Member of the research institute on the Mediterranean and Middle East (Institut de Recherche et d'Etudes Méditerranée Moyen-Orient - Iremmo), an Associate research fellow at the Arab Center for Research and Political Studies (CAREP), a lecturer at the University of Evry and a Director of Research at the Universityof Soran.

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