Al-Shabaka Policy Member Samar Batrawi is a Dutch-Palestinian PhD candidate and teaching assistant in international relations theory at the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. She is interested in identity politics and social movements in the Middle East, specifically those that interact with the question of Palestine. Her doctoral research explores how the Salafi-jihadi movement has framed Palestinian grievances and the question of Palestine more generally. She has previously worked for the Clingendael Institute for International Relations in The Hague and the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling in Ramallah. Her work has appeared in Foreign Affairs and Strife Journal.