Nassim Yaziji is a researcher in international relations; he holds a License in Political Science from Lebanese University and a certificate in Conflict Analysis from the U.S. Institute of Peace.
Yaziji's research interests include international order in the post-9/11 era, U.S.-Middle East policy, the change in Iraq and Middle East geopolitics, international politics of democracy promotion and Middle East democratization. He is currently working on two connected research projects concerning the Neo-Internationalism and the Middle East democratization.
Yaziji adopts scientific realism. He adopts a perspective rests on what he calls the Neo-Internationalism, which represents a state of the international relations and politics in the post-9/11 era, and constitutes a normal evolution of the Westphalian international system and an indispensable realistic substitute for international isolationism.
Yaziji believes in acknowledging the human liberty at the level of international organization, and believes in promoting freedom and democracy worldwide, especially in the Middle East. He fights totalitarianism and authoritarianism in all their religious and secular forms, and considers them as aggression against humanity.