Abdullatif Sleibi holds a Hons BSc in Politics, Psychology, Law, and Economics (PPLE) at the University of Amsterdam and is currently completing his Advanced MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy at the Institute of Global Affairs, University of Leiden.
Previously, Abdullatif has also assisted on a project on disinformation in the MENA region at the European Institute of the Mediterranean, and coordinated the editorial team at the European Horizons Amsterdam Chapter. Moreover, Abdullatif has interned and consulted at the Clingendael Institute, where he researched the behaviour and role of Levant-based armed groups and transnational actors in political reform within the MENA region. This keen professional interest in armed and militia groups also extends to online radicalization and transnational terrorism. In terms of background, Abdullatif is a Ukrainian national who was born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Jordan. Abdullatif speaks Arabic, English, Russian, Ukrainian natively, and Dutch at an intermediate level.