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Current Fellows



  • Advancing women’s rights in Nigeria: conversations with female leaders

    ABUJA—Nigerian women have held the fabric of their society together for decades. From the likes of Fumilayo Ransome Kuti, who fought for women’s access to education and political representation, and against dictatorship—and was the country’s first woman to drive a car—to Dora Akunyili, who served as director of the National Agency for Food and Drug ...
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  • Report from Egypt past, present and future

    The following is an adaptation of remarks I delivered at ICWA’s semi-annual gala on June 2 at the Cosmos Club, Washington, DC. On March 6, a colossal head of an ancient pharaoh was uncovered in a 10-meter deep pit in the city of Matariya, an hour north of Cairo. The excavators wrapped it for protection overnight ...
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Past Fellows



  • Andrew Tabler quoted in The Washington Post

    Former ICWA Fellow and Syria expert Andrew Tabler was recently quoted in the Washington Post article, “There’s plenty of Trump-Russia collusion — in Syria.” Here is Tabler’s excerpt: ““I think the Russians know they ultimately cannot shoot their way out of Syria completely,” said Andrew Tabler, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, ...
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  • Andrew Tabler Interview in Bloomberg

    Former ICWA Fellow Andrew Tabler was recently interviewed in Bloomberg in a piece titled “As Syria Crumbles, Only Iran Is a Sure Winner: A Q&A with Andrew Tabler, who spent years living under the Assad regime.”  Read the whole interview here!  
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