Ahmed Zuhairy is a second-year in the Master’s in Arab Studies Program at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. He specializes in Politics and Development in the Arab World. Coming from an Iraqi family, Ahmed takes a particular interest in Iraqi politics and hopes to work in Iraqi development after his graduation in Spring 2017. Last summer Ahmed strengthened his Arabic language skills in Ibri, Oman, at the Noor-Majan Training Institute. You can follow him and see some of his Omani adventures on Instagram and on Twitter.