Yazan L. al-Saadi is a native of the West Asian region. Based primarily between Kuwait and Lebanon, Yazan has lived, studied and worked in three continents. He is currently a writer for the online Lebanese news-site, Al-Akhbar English, with interests in a number of subjects from pop-culture to politics, sociological issues to economic theories. He occasionally moonlights as a freelance writer and researcher for other publications. Yazan holds a Bachelor’s (Honors) degree in Economics and Development Studies from Queen’s University, Canada and a Masters of Arts in Law, Development, and Globalization from the School of Oriental and African Studies.