Haim Malka

Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Middle East Program
Associated Programs: Middle East Program, The Gulf

Haim Malka is a senior fellow and deputy director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C., where he oversees the program’s work on the North African Maghreb. His principal areas of research include drivers of radicalization, government strategies to combat extremism, religion and identity, violent nonstate actors, and North African politics and security. He also covers Israeli-Palestinian security, politics, and society. Malka has testified before Congress and authored numerous book chapters and articles on a range of subjects. He is the coauthor of Arab Reform and Foreign Aid: Lessons from Morocco (CSIS, 2006) and the author of Crossroads: The Future of the U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership (CSIS, 2011). Before joining CSIS in 2005, he was a research analyst at the Brookings Institution, where he concentrated on U.S. Middle East foreign policy and Israeli-Palestinian issues. Malka spent six years living in Jerusalem, where he worked as a television news producer. He holds a B.A. from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.


Contact Information
Email: hmalka [at] csis.org
Tel: 202.775.3133