Joseph Hammond is a freelance journalist and Cairo correspondent for Radio Free Europe during the 2011 Arab uprisings, he has also reported from four continents on issues ranging from stability in Somalia to the M23 rebellion in the Eastern Congo.
Hammond has worked on countering violent extremism (CVE) issues on four continents. He is currently an iDove Fellow with the African Union. He moderated a panel on the topic at the African Union’s Headquarters in Addis Ababa during the 2nd U.S.-Africa CVE Week at the African Union that was funded by the U.S. State Department.
Hammond’s work has been published by The Economist, Forbes, U.S News and World Report, Indo-Pacific Defense Forum, Christian Science Monitor, The Diplomat, Naval War College Review, Africa Defense Review, and other publications
He is a former fellow with the government of Malawi and is a former Penn Kemble Forum Fellow with the National Endowment of Democracy. He tweets @TheJosephH