Omar Fadhil

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Omar Fadhil is an Iraqi blogger with links to the neocons; he is the Middle East editor of the right-wing news aggregator Pajamas Media. Born in Baghdad (where he lived until September 2005) he studied dentistry at Baghdad University, graduating in 2002. He blogged actively for the next 3 and a half years at He gained favour in neoconservative circles by challenging the study appearing in The Lancet medical journal which showed that 655,000 Iraqis had died as a consequence of the US-UK invasion. He is currently pursuing a Master's in international affairs at Columbia University.[1]

Date unknown: "Omar Fadhil Al-Nidawi, a summer associate at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, is a Baghdad-trained dentist and a graduate student of international affairs at Columbia University in New York City.... Now based in the US, he continues to write about Iraq, the war on terror, and issues in the Middle East. Omar’s work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, and he is a member of the Opinion Journal Federation. In March 2007, PC World magazine chose Omar and his brother and co-blogger Mohammed among "the 50 most important people on the web"." [2]

Omar Fadhil is a student at SIPA.

For further information, see relevant Neocon Europe page Omar Fadhil


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  1. Iraq Policy and Extremism: An Iraqi Perspective, Undated, Accessed: 1 March 2008
  2. Omar Fadhil, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, accessed January 17, 2011.
  3. Team, Center for Liberty in the Middle East, accessed November 26, 2011.