Director of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA) and Associate Fellow at Chatham House in London. He was a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs.
His recent publications include, “Rise and Endurance: Moderate Islamists and Electoral Politics in the Aftermath of the ‘Moroccan Spring’” in Islamists and the Politics of the Arab Uprisings: Governance, Pluralisation and Contention (Edinburgh University Press, 2018), and “ What Protest in Morocco Reveals about Public Trust in Political Parties”, IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2018 .
The politicization of Salafis has been conducive to their pragmatism, but also deepened their fragmentation, which will weaken their political influence
Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis
MIPA is a non-profit independent research institution based in Rabat, Morocco. Founded by a group of transdisciplinary researchers, MIPA’s mission is to produce systematic and in-depth analysis of relevant policy issues that lead to new and innovative ideas for solving some of the most pressing issues relating to democracy.