Abdulmajid Barakat studied political science at the University of Damascus. He then obtained a Master’s Degree in International Relations in 2012 with honors.
After completing his study, Barakat moved to Turkey to work with the Revolution’s Local Coordination Committees. He also worked with the military council in the town of Jisr al-Shughour and as a political adviser to Liwa al-Tawhid FSA group.
Barakat also worked with many Arab and foreign media outlets and research centers.