She worked as an assistant professor of political science at the Lebanese American University until 2008. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham, England. She was a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center (CMEC).
Her father, Abdo Saad, is a prominent Shiite pollster; her mother is Christian.
She resides in Lebanon.
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- The Iran Connection: Understanding the Alliance with Syria, Hizbullah and Hamas, I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited, 2011
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