Bassam Barabandi is a native of Deir Azzour, Syria. Barabandi worked in the diplomatic civil service of the Syrian government for 14 years before leaving the Syrian Embassy in Washington in the summer of 2013 and co-founding PDC. Barabandi has a Bachelor of Arts in political science and public administration from the American University of Beirut and speaks fluent Arabic and English.
Recent Publications & News
Deir Azzour Tribal Mapping Project
By Nicholas Heras, Bassam Barabandi & Nidal Betare