Shahla Al Kli

Shahla Al Kli is a Doctoral Candidate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. From the Kurdistan region in Iraq, Shahla is a former senior advisor to the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament, and former Country Director for Counterpart International's Iraq programs. Shahla's research focuses on the impact of religious and ethnic transnational communities on state durability in Iraq, Iran and Syria.