Kamal Alam

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Person.png Kamal AlamRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(academic, consultant)
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Alma materDurham University, Damascus University
Member ofInstitute for Statecraft, Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies
InterestsMiddle East

Dr. Kamal Alam was listed as a fellow of the Institute for Statecraft on their website in 2019, before they took it down. His specialist areas were listed as "Middle East Region Defence and Security Issues, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria, Lebanon". He has advised the UK army on Syria.[1]


Alam was awarded an undergraduate degree from Durham University. He then received an MA in Syrian History from Damascus University.[2]


"Kamal Alam is a Syrian military analyst and Fellow for Syrian Affairs at The Institute for Statecraft, and has been a visiting lecturer at several military academies and staff colleges in the Middle East, Britain and Pakistan. He has previously worked at the Aspen Institute in Berlin."[3] He is "a Visiting Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute".[4]


Alam has been published at OpenDemocracy from 2013-2015.[3]