Zach Battat is currently completing his PhD in Middle Eastern & African History at the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies at Tel Aviv University. He is a Junior Editor for Global Brief, a top-tier international affairs magazine with a heavy global readership. He also contributes to a variety of online news publications and think tanks around the world.
His main research interests include: Lebanon, Syria, the Levant, the geopolitics of the Middle East, sectarianism, and the foreign relations of the international community towards the Middle East. While he is far from home, he diligently keeps a close eye on the Montreal Canadiens as they try to add to their Stanley Cup banners. You can follow Zach on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. For any other requests, you can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.