Matthew Czekaj

Matthew Czekaj is Managing Editor at the Middle East Institute, in Washington, DC. Until July 2022, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of The Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor publication. He has edited and prepared for publication numerous books and reports published by Jamestown, including Russia’s Military Strategy and Doctrine and The Growing Importance of Belarus on NATO’s Eastern Flank. His writings have appeared in EDMCentral Europe Digest and The Atlanticist. Prior to joining Jamestown, Mr. Czekaj was a Research Associate at the Atlantic Council, where he worked on issues of European Enlargement. Before that, he was a Research Assistant in the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) Energy Security Program. Mr. Czekaj holds a Master’s degree in Russian and East European Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations with a concentration in European Studies from The Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include Polish foreign and defense policy, Baltic Sea regional security, European enlargement, as well as pipeline politics and energy security.

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    August 2015 Briefs

    HAMMOUD SAEED AL-MIKHLAFI LEADS THE FIGHT AGAINST THE HOUTHIS IN TAIZ Nicholas A. Heras Yemen’s third-largest city of Taiz, which has a population of more than one million people and

    Russia’s Hybrid War Against Poland

    In early April 2015, the Polish Internal Security Agency’s Governmental Computer Security Incident Response Team (also known as CERT—Computer Emergency Response Team), released its annual report on cyber security in

    Hungary’s MiGs Up for Sale

    Those in the market for a used, fourth-generation, Soviet, air-superiority jet fighter need look no further than Hungary. The Central European country is putting up eight of its 24 remaining