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Ben Maalouf is the communications intern at the Center for Global Development. He is a recent graduate of George Mason University and holds a BA in Global Affairs concentrating in Global Economics & Development. Maalouf previously worked as an Active Intelligence Analyst, Middle East/North Africa at the nonprofit Rise to Peace, which aims to provide actionable information and educational tools to help prevent and counter violent extremism. Born and raised in Arlington, VA, Maalouf loves anything to do with soccer, cars, and international affairs. He has travelled extensively throughout Europe and the Middle East while living in Lebanon and the Netherlands.

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