Aaron Y. Zelin is the Richard Borow fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the Rena and Sami David Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence. His research focuses on Sunni jihadis in the Arab world, with a particular focus on Syria, Libya, and Tunisia. He is also a PhD candidate at King’s College of London where his dissertation is on the history of the Tunisian jihadi movement. Zelin is the founder of Jihadology.net.