Fuad Shahbazov is a foreign affairs analyst, whose expertise area embraces military/security, religious radicalism, and political Islam issues. Fuad holds B.A degree in International Affairs from Baku Slavic University (2009-2013), and M.A dual degree in Diplomacy and Political Science from University of Bologna and V. Magnus Universities (2014-2016). Fuad worked as a Research Assistant at Brussels-based European Policy Center, and Visiting Researcher at Istanbul-based Turkey-Asian Center for Strategic Studies. He is author of books “Syria 1946-2012” and “Tunisian model of Democracy in Arab World”. Currently he is Adviser-Expert at Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.