Author: Andrew Harrod

Andrew Harrod

Andrew E. Harrod is a freelance researcher and writer who holds a PhD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a JD from George Washington University Law School. He is admitted to the Virginia State Bar. He has published over 200 articles concerning various political and religious topics at the American Thinker, Breitbart, Daily Caller, FrontPage Magazine, Gatestone Institute, Institute on Religion and Democracy, Investigative Project on Terrorism, Mercatornet, Religious Freedom Coalition, and World, among others. He is a fellow with the Lawfare Project, an organization combating the misuse of human rights law against Western societies. He can be followed on twitter @AEHarrod.



The Middle East According to Madeline Albright

By Andrew Harrod Thursday, April 27, 2017

A comprehensive analysis of a report recently presented by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley.


There’s No Light at the End of Jihad’s Long Tunnel

By Andrew Harrod Monday, April 3, 2017

During a recent presentation in Washington, D.C., Bruce Hoffman explained why victory over the world’s jihad groups will not come any time soon.


Polls Lend a Glimpse Into the Minds of Middle Easterners

By Andrew Harrod Tuesday, March 14, 2017

How is America’s favorability in the Middle East? Recent polls revealed the dichotomous view that many in the region have toward the United States.


Tribal Logic in the Middle East

By Andrew Harrod Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Bar-Ilan University lecturer Mordechai Kedar examines tribal logic influencing the Middle East’s historical political order.


Can Trump Reset the Middle East?

By Andrew Harrod Monday, February 13, 2017

In anticipation of Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington, we cover a discussion analyzing the possibility of a reset for U.S.-Israel relations.


New Book Fails to Convict ISIS of Islamic Heresy

By Andrew Harrod Monday, January 23, 2017

A critical examination of the new book “ISIS Defectors: Inside Stories of the Terrorist Caliphate” and its assessment of the Islamic State.


Analysts Puzzle Over Donald Trump and the Middle East

By Andrew Harrod Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A group of diverse panelists at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy analyze what President-Elect Donald Trump may mean for the Middle East.


What Will Donald Trump Face in Iraq?

By Andrew Harrod Friday, January 6, 2017

Iraqi balancing against Iran is very difficult “when you don’t see a partner” in America. Will Donald Trump renew the American interest in this region?

Muslim Brotherhood

Western Myths and Muslim Brotherhood Realities

By Andrew Harrod Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The author of “Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days” debunks popular Western opinions of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.


Turkey’s New Islamic Republic

By Andrew Harrod Wednesday, November 30, 2016

“What I just heard seemed to me to like a recipe for fascism.”

So remarked Turkey scholar Gareth Jenkins during a lecture on recent Turkish politics. Our analysis of that lecture is here.