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Dr. Patrycja Sasnal is the Head of the Middle East and North Africa Project at the Polish Institute of International Affairs. 2010 Fulbright scholar at Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science. She was associate at the American University in Beirut and visiting student at Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III. She previously lectured at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland where apart from the PhD she also holds MA in International Relations and MA in Arabic Language and Culture. She has written on U.S. and EU policies in the Middle East, the challenges of transition in the Arab world, the Arab-Israeli conflict, modern Arab thought, Turkey’s new role in the Middle East and published in Al-Ahram, LeMonde.fr, Insight Turkey, EUobserver and Polityka.