Noah Feldman

Former adjunct senior fellow.

Professor of law at Harvard University. Author of After Jihad, What We Owe Iraq, and Divided by God. Former senior constitutional adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. Author of The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State, released in April 2008.


Relationship between law and religion in both the Western and Middle Eastern context; Middle East politics; North Africa; Islamic constitutional thought.

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Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Targeted operations by U.S. forces have eliminated notorious leaders of armed extremist groups, al-Qaeda’s Ayman al-Zawahiri the latest among them. But how much they disrupt these terrorist organizations is questionable.


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