Brahim Kas

Brahim KasDoctoral Researcher in Political Science

Brahim Kas is a doctoral researcher in political science at the University of Paris 8 Saint-Denis. His research focuses on Saudi Arabia and the new balances in the Middle East, exploring the internal and external challenges of the House of Al Saud, and the construction of its new bilateral relations, among others, with Moscow, Tel Aviv, Beijing where he conducted a field study in April 2016.

After studying science applied to economics at the University of Paris-Ouest-Nanterre, Mr. KAS pursued a career as a consultant in networks & telecoms before joining the civil service as an executive position at the Ministry of National Education in Paris where he was able to lead some reflections on Islam and secularism.

After being admitted to the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA), Mr. KAS resumed his studies by obtaining a Master II in Geopolitics and Strategic Foresight with a specialization module in Economic Intelligence at the Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques in Paris (IRIS Sup).

Bilingual French-Arab Algerian, he also holds an intensive diploma in Arabic from INALCO, where he is pursuing a degree in Arabic language and civilization. He has published several articles and produced several TV programs on the Middle East and North Africa, regions he has frequented on numerous occasions. His last field study (April 2019), allowed him to travel to Lebanon, Israel, the Palestinian Territories and Jordan where he recently participated in an international symposium co-organized by the Royal Institute for Inter Faith Studies and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation on 29-30 September 2019.