Muaz A. is a Syrian researcher with experience in providing security analysis to non-profit organizations implementing projects in Syria. With a civil engineering background, his research focuses on reconstruction efforts in the transitional phase in Syria.

The State of Syria: Q2 2019

In this edition of ACLED’s State of Syria infographic series, Syria Research Manager Muaz A. and Researcher Nick Grinstead map key developments in the Syrian conflict through the second quarter of 2019. Past editions and further analysis of the Syrian conflict can be found here. For an explanation of ACLED’s methodology for mapping territorial control in…

State of Syria: March 2019

ACLED Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson, Researcher Nick Grinstead, and Syria Research Manager Muaz A. map last month’s developments across the Syrian conflict in the February 2019 edition of the State of Syria infographic. Past editions and further analysis of the Syrian conflict can be found here. For an explanation of ACLED’s methodology for mapping…

Ten Conflicts to Worry About in 2019

Disorder spread across ACLED’s areas of coverage last year, with political violence and protest surging in more countries than they declined. These trends show few signs of stopping in 2019, as conflict and unrest threaten to expand in scope and scale. In this special report on 10 conflicts to worry about in 2019, ACLED analyzes…