Thérèse Postel is a Policy Associate at The Century Foundation in International Affairs. She holds a BA from Drew University where she majored in Political Science and minored in Arabic language. In 2012, she obtained her Master’s Degree in International Affairs from The Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School. Her Master’s thesis discussed Al-Qaeda’s Recruitment of Western extremists through ideological, structural, and institutional means. Thérèse writes on national security and international affairs for Policy Mic and The Blog of the Century.