- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Aron Lund joined SIPRI as a Guest Researcher in September 2019. He is a Stockholm-based writer and researcher focusing on Middle Eastern and North African politics, a fellow with The Century Foundation of New York, and with the Centre for Syrian Studies of St. Andrew’s University. He was formerly a nonresident associate with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and an associate of the Swedish Institute of International Affairs. He holds an M.A. from the Oriental Studies Program of Uppsala University and has studied Arabic in Damascus, Algiers, Amman, and Cairo.
He has published widely on the Middle East-North Africa region in Swedish and English, including three books about Syria. He is a regular columnist for The New Humanitarian and also writes for Expressen, Upsala Nya Tidning, and Eskilstuna-Kuriren.
Follow Aron on Twitter at @aronlund.
Syrian Conflict; War and Insurgency; Arab Politics; Islamist Movements; Salafi-Jihadism
Middle East and North Africa
Master’s Degree, Oriental Studies Program, Uppsala University, Sweden