DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17192/meta.2014.2.1316

Youssef Zbib is an editor and translator at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting. In 2011, he obtained an MA in Middle East Studies with distinctions from the University of Exeter. His independent research is focused on modern and contemporary Arab and Iranian history. e-mail: youssef.zbib@gmail.com