Benjamin Aziza is an M.A. candidate in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University. His academic area of interest is terrorism and sub-state violence, with a focus on the Middle East. Additionally, Benjamin is interested in transnational crime and the finance of terrorist organizations. Prior to his studies at Georgetown, Benjamin earned a B.A. in Political Studies from the University of Manitoba. Benjamin was as a Staff Sergeant (Res.) in the IDF, where he served as a combat medic in various conflict zones.