Koert Debeuf is currently a senior political advisor at Avisa Partners, a global consultancy group, a former editor in chief of the EU observer, a European newspaper. He was also a Research Fellow at the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict, Oxford University and at the Institute for European Studies, Brussels University. Former advisor of the Prime Minister of Belgium. Former representative of the Liberal-Democrat Group of the European Parliament to the Arab World. Author of “The Arab Revolution. Three Years on the Front Line of the Arab Spring” (2014) and “Tribalization. Why War is coming” (2019), both published in English and Arabic.