Al-Hamzeh Al-Shadeedi

Former Research Assistant


  • Conflict and Fragility
  • Politics and Crime


  • Middle East & North Africa

Al-Hamzeh Al-Shadeedi is a former research assistant at the Conflict Research Unit of the Clingendael Institute. In this capacity, he focuses on local governance and security settlements in Libya. In addition, he is interested in security dynamics, political settlements, and culture in Libya, Iraq, and the Kurdistan Region.

Al-Shadeedi holds a BA from the American University of Iraq – Sulaimani, where he specialized in business administration and international studies and a MA in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from Leiden University. Prior to becoming a research assistant at Clingendael, he worked as an intern for the Conflict Research Unit. 

My work



Conflict and Fragility

Libyan tribes in the shadow of war and peace

18 February 2019 - 15:59
Conflict and Fragility

The curious incident of the Turkish military base in Shiladze

13 February 2019 - 12:55
Conflict and Fragility

Local security governance in Libya

22 October 2018 - 10:22
Conflict and Fragility

The position of the Tebu vis-à-vis potential elections in Libya

11 September 2018 - 13:01
Conflict and Fragility

In the eye of the storm? (In)stability in Western Iraqi Kurdistan

13 July 2018 - 12:38
Conflict and Fragility

Are the next Libyan elections doomed to fail?

14 June 2018 - 15:41