Frederick Deknatel

Executive Editor, Democracy in Exile

Frederick Deknatel is the Executive Editor of DAWN's Democracy in Exile journal. Previously, he was the Managing Editor of World Politics Review from 2017 to 2021. His writing and reporting on the Middle East have appeared in The Nation, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, The National, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications. He has also been a Staff Editor at Foreign Affairs. In 2008 and 2009, he was a Fulbright fellow in Syria, where he also worked for the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR. He has an M.Phil. in modern Middle Eastern studies from St. Antony's College at Oxford University and a B.A. in history and Arabic from Vassar College.

"Democracy remains the most effective way to tackle terror, stop bloodshed and political violence in Arab countries."

- JAMAL KHASHOGGI, Al-Arabiya, June 12, 2016


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