Hassan Abbas

Hassan Abbas served as the Sub-Divisional Police Chief in the NWFP from 1996-1998, and was the Deputy Director of Investigations in Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau... MORE

Sohail Abdul Nasir

Sohail Abdul Nasir is an Islamabad-based journalist. He writes on foreign policy matters, regional security issues and the war on terrorism.

Mahan Abedin

Mr. Abedin co-edited Unmasking Terror: A Global Review of Terrorist Actitives (2005). He is an expert on Iran, Iraq and Islamic movements and ideologies. Mr.... MORE

Zainul Abid

Zainul Abid is an expert on Middle-East and Asia-Pacific region based in New Delhi, India.

Mariam Abou Zahab

Mariam Abou Zahab is a Researcher and Pakistan Specialist, Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI).

Zachary Abuza

Zachary Abuza is one of the leading scholars on Terrorism in Southeast Asia. He is currently Associate Professor for Political Science and International Relations at... MORE

Brian Adeba

Brian Adeba is an associate with the Security Governance Group in Kitchener, Canada.

Nima Adelkhah

Nima Adelkhah is an independent analyst based in New York. His current research agenda includes the Middle East, military strategy and technology, and nuclear proliferation... MORE

Nima Adelkhah

Nima Adelkhah is an independent analyst based in New York. His current research agenda includes the Middle East, military strategy and technology and nuclear proliferation,... MORE

Mohammad Ahmad

Mohammad Ahmad is an independent analyst based in Zarqa, Jordan.

Salimjon Aioubov

Salimjon Aioubov is a Senior Broadcaster with RFE/RL’s Tajik Service.

Pete Ajemian

Pete Ajemian recently completed graduate studies at the University of St. Andrews. He previously spent time living in Lebanon and has conducted research on terrorism... MORE

Vakhit Akaev

Vakhit Akaev is a Doctor of Philosophy and a member correspondent of the Academy of Sciences of the Chechen Republic. He is also the Chair... MORE

Chris Alden

Chris Alden, Ph.D., is the Director of the China in Africa Project at SAIIA and author of the book, China in Africa (Zed 2007).

Ali Alfoneh

Ali Alfoneh, a political scientist by training, is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and is the author of Iran Unveiled:... MORE

Farhana Ali

Farhana Ali is an Associate International Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation. She has done extensive research on jihadist networks and religious extremism.

Imtiaz Ali

Imtiaz Ali is a Pakistan-based journalist working as a special correspondent for the Washington Post. Before this he was a correspondent for the BBC Pashto... MORE

Rafid Fadhil Ali

Rafid Fadhil Ali is journalist, writer and reporter. From 2003 to 2007 he covered the Iraq war and followed events from the field. Rafid worked... MORE

Anes Alic

Anes Alic is the Executive Director of ISA Consulting, www.isaintel.com.

Huseyn Aliyev

Huseyn Aliyev is an independent researcher whose work focuses on democratic institution-building and armed conflicts in the former Soviet Union. He is an author of... MORE

Jana Allen

Jana Allen is a Research Analyst at DGI, and also serves as a Major in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. She has advanced Chinese language... MORE

Kenneth Allen

Kenneth W. Allen is a Senior China Analyst at Defense Group Inc. (DGI). He is a retired U.S. Air Force officer, whose extensive service abroad... MORE

Victoria Almas

Victoria Almas is a regional expert on Uzbekistan and Central Asia.

Feyza Altindag

Feyza Altindag is a specialist in East European and Turkish affairs.

Ivar Amundsen

Ivar Amundsen is Director of the Chechnya Peace Forum, a human rights organization based in London which seeks to promote the cause of democracy and... MORE

Alex An

Alex An is a retired Colonel in the ROC (Taiwan) Army

David An

David An is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at George Washington University and a former Fulbright Scholar.

Martin Andrew

Martin Andrew retired from the Australian Defense Force after 28 years of service and holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Bond University. His book,... MORE

Zaal Anjaparidze

is the Executive Director of the Georgian NGO Democracy Resources Development Center. He has written extensively on Georgian domestic and foriegn politics.

Giuseppe Anzera

Giuseppe Anzera is Assistant Professor of Sociology of International Politics at "La Sapienza" University of Rome. He collaborates with the Power and Interest News Report... MORE

Ryan Arant

Ryan Arant is an independent analyst specializing in Middle East national security issues. He holds an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University and a... MORE

Richard Arnold

Richard Arnold, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Muskingum University, where he teaches classes on Comparative Politics and International Relations. Dr. Arnold’s research... MORE

John Arterbury

John Arterbury is a Washington, DC-based security consultant who recently served as a Fellow for Georgetown University’s Global Futures Initiative focusing on international security.

Tariq Mahmud Ashraf

Tariq Mahmud Ashraf is a retired Air Commodore from the Pakistan Air Force. A freelance analyst on South Asian defense and nuclearization issues, he has... MORE

Leyla Aslanova

Leyla Aslanova is an independent analyst and researcher. She holds a Masters in Public Policy degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook... MORE

Margarita Assenova

Margarita Assenova is a professional journalist and political analyst with over 25 years of experience in print and broadcast media, including Radio Free Europe/ Radio... MORE

Scott Atran

Scott Atran is a director of research at the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris and Professor of anthropology and psychology at the University... MORE

Leah Averitt

Leah Averitt was previously a Research Fellow in the Strategic Research Department at the U.S. Naval War College.

Hekmatullah Azamy

Hekmatullah Azamy is a research analyst at the Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS), a think tank in Kabul.

Pavel K. Baev

Dr. Pavel K. Baev is a senior researcher at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO).

Eva Baguma

Eva Baguma is an Atlas Corps Fellow from Uganda, who is currently a Development and Operations Associate at Ashoka. She previously served as the Program... MORE

Zhulduz Baizakova

Zhulduz Baizakova is a graduate of the Faculty of International Relations, Kazakh National University and holds an MSc in International Security and Global Governance from... MORE

Chietigj Bajpaee

Chietigj Bajpaee is a Ph.D. Candidate at King’s College – London and he previously was a senior Asia analyst at Control Risks, a London-based risk... MORE

Chietigj Bajpaee

Chietigj Bajpaee is a South Asia analyst at Control Risks, a London-based risk consultancy. He has previously worked at IHS Global Insight, the Center for... MORE

Abdul Hameed Bakier

Abdul Hameed Bakier is an expert on internet media monitoring and analysis. He is based in Jordan.

Edwin Bakker

Edwin Bakker is on the editorial board of Helsinki Monitor and Vrede & Veiligheid, and secretary general of the executive committee of the Netherlands Helsinki... MORE

Harley Balzer

Harley Balzer retired in June 2016 from his full-time positions in the Department of Government, School of Foreign Service and Department of History at Georgetown... MORE

David Bandurski

David Bandurski is the editor of the China Media Project website and a frequent commentator on Chinese media. He is an award-winning journalist whose writings... MORE

Anton Barbashin

Anton Barbashin is a political analyst, managing editor and member of the editorial board at Intersection Project. He is also an analyst at the Center... MORE

Jack Barclay

Jack Barclay is an independent consultant on the use of strategic communication to counter violent extremism. He is based in the United Kingdom, where he... MORE

Ridvan Bari Urcosta

Ridvan Bari Urcosta is a research fellow at the Institute of International Relations at Warsaw University, where he specializes in Russian Foreign Policy and particularly... MORE

Clark Edward Barrett

Clark Edward Barrett researches Chinese economic and technology policy and competitiveness issues. Dr. Barrett holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Cambridge,... MORE

Migeddorj Batchimeg

Migeddorj Batchimeg is a senior researcher at the Institute for Strategic Studies of Mongolia. She now serves as the National Security Advisor to the President... MORE

Sharon Bean

Sharon Bean has 25 years of experience building institutional capacity in a variety of settings, including civil-military, post conflict, stabilization, governance, and anti-corruption projects. Recently,... MORE

Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga

Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga is a Project Associate–China Specialist at the RAND Corporation and a former editor of China Brief.

Jeffrey Becker

Dr. Jeffrey Becker is an analyst in the CNA China Studies Division. Dr. Becker’s published books and monographs include From Peasants to Protesters: Social Ties,... MORE

Burak Bekdil

Burak Bekdil is an Ankara-based freelance journalist. He writes a column for the Turkish Daily News and covers defense and security for the U.S. weekly... MORE

Vyacheslav Belokrenitsky

Dr. Belokrenitsky is chair of the Near and Middle East Department, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and Professor, Institute of International... MORE

Ilan Berman

Ilan Berman is Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council, in Washington, DC. An expert on regional security in the Middle East, Central Asia,... MORE

Benedetta Berti

Benedetta Berti is the Earhart Doctoral fellow at the Fletcher School, Tufts University, where she is specializing in international security studies and Middle Eastern studies.... MORE

Aliy Berzegov

Aliy Berzegov is a freelance writer based in New York.

Baktybek Beshimov

Baktybek Beshimov is a former Member of Parliament and Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to India, Visiting Scholar at the Center for International Studies, MIT.

Richard A. Bitzinger

Richard A. Bitzinger is Senior Fellow with the Military Transformations Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University. Formerly with... MORE

Andrew Black

Andrew Black is the CEO of Navanti Group, a professional services firm that provides socio-cultural and social media solutions to the U.S. government.

Madeleine Blackman

Madeleine Blackman is a recent graduate of Georgetown University, and an intern at Valens Global.

Sergei Blagov

Prior to working as Moscow-based independent researcher and journalist, Dr. Sergei Blagov was a newswire reporter. He spent nearly seven years reporting from Hanoi, Vietnam,... MORE

Stephen Blank

Dr. Stephen Blank is a Senior Fellow and resident Russia expert at the American Foreign Policy Council. Previously, he worked as a professor at the... MORE

Dennis J. Blasko

Dennis J. Blasko, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired), is a former U.S. army attaché to Beijing and Hong Kong and author of The Chinese Army... MORE

Ludo Block

Ludo Block is a former Dutch senior police officer and served as the Dutch police liaison officer for Russia and surrounding countries between 1999 and... MORE

Dan Blumenthal

Dan Blumenthal is a resident fellow in Asian studies at the American Enterprise Institute and vice chairman of the U.S.-China Security and Economic Review Commission.... MORE

Vladimir Bobrovnikov

Vladimir Bobrovnikov is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Oriental Studies (Moscow) and teaches anthropology and Arabic in the Russian State University of... MORE

Jeb Boone

Jeb Boone is a freelance writer and journalist and former managing editor of the Yemen Times.

Federico Bordonaro

Federico Bordonaro is a senior analyst with the Power and Interest News Report, an analytical organization that utilizes open source intelligence to provide conflict analysis... MORE

Nicholas Borst

Nicholas Borst is a research associate and the China program manager at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. His research areas include China's financial system,... MORE

Anneli Botha

Anneli Botha is a senior researcher on terrorism at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) in Cape Town.

Pieter Bottelier

Pieter Bottelier is a senior adjunct professor at The Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Prior to this, he served at the... MORE

Christopher Boucek

Christopher Boucek is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Princeton University and a Lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School.

Anouar Boukhars

Anouar Boukhars is a specialist on politics of the Muslim world. Dr. Boukhars is an assistant professor and director of the Center for Defense and... MORE

Alexandra Bradford

Alexandra Bradford has an MA in Terrorism, Security and Society from Kings College London. Her main area of study focuses on homegrown Islamist extremism and... MORE

David Bradley

David H. Bradley is a foreign area officer in the United States Army and candidate for a Master of International Public Policy (MIPP) in China... MORE

Anne-Marie Brady

Anne-Marie Brady is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. She is the Editor of The Polar Journal and,... MORE

James Brandon

James Brandon is a political and security risk analyst. He was Director of Research at the Quilliam Foundation, a UK-based think-tank, from 2008-2011, and was... MORE

Birgit Brauer

Birgit Brauer, Ph.D., is an Almaty-based analyst and journalist who writes for the The Economist and other publications on Central Asian affairs.

Matthew Brazil

Matthew Brazil is a non-resident Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation. He has worked in Asia as a soldier, US diplomat and a corporate security manager.... MORE

Marc Brody

Marc Brody is an independent journalist who specializes in the Caucasus.

Colin Brose

Colin focused his studies on Russia and Eurasia, gaining a Master of International Service from the School of International Service, American University and an MA... MORE

Kerry Brown

Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College, London. Prior to this he was the Professor... MORE

Michael Brown

Michael C. Brown is a third year law student at Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law and Deputy Executive Director of ICCSL.

Matthew Bryza

Matthew Bryza just completed a 23-year career as a U.S. diplomat, over half of which was spent at the center of policy-making and international negotiations... MORE

Maksym Bugriy

Maksym Bugriy is a Ukrainian analyst who specializes in Ukraine and the CIS region, international economics and international security. Mr. Bugriy has broad career experience... MORE

Syed Adnan Ali Shah Bukhari

Syed Adnan Ali Shah Bukhari is Associate Research Fellow and Team Leader of South and Central Asia Desk at the International Centre for Political Violence... MORE

Anno Bunnik

Anno Bunnik is a Ph.D. Fellow at Liverpool Hope University, the Centre for Applied Research in Security Innovation.

Jean-pierre Cabestan

Jean-Pierre Cabestan is a Senior Researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research.

Rusen Cakir

Rusen Cakir is a senior correspondent for the Turkish daily Vatan and has contributed to various other media outlets, such as Milliyet and CNN-Turk.

John Calabrese

Dr. John Calabrese teaches U.S. Foreign Policy at American University and serves as book review editor of The Middle East Journal. He is the author... MORE

Alex Calvo

Alex Calvo is a Professor of International Relations and International University in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain).

Alicia J. Campi

Dr. Alicia Campi has a Ph.D. in Mongolian Studies, was involved in the preliminary negotiations to establish bilateral relations in the 1980s, and served as... MORE

Sertaç Canalp Korkmaz

Sertaç Canalp Korkmaz is Ph.D. candidate with the Turkish National Police Academy and an analyst on failed states, Afghanistan and terrorism affairs.

Leah Caprice

Leah (Kimmerly) Caprice is a Research Analyst at Defense Group Inc.’s Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis.

Alexandria Caputo

Alexandria Caputo is to obtain her Masters degree in International Security at Charles University in Prague.

Ludovico Carlino

Ludovico Carlino is a Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS Country Risk specializing in jihadist movements across the region. His articles have been... MORE

Joseph Carrigan

Joseph Carrigan, a commander in the U.S. Navy, graduated with highest distinction from the U.S. Naval War College in June. He will assume command of... MORE

Thomas Patrick Carroll

Mr. Carroll is a former officer in the Clandestine Service of the CIA and currently on the editorial board of the Middle East Intelligence Bulletin.

Eve Cary

Eve Cary graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a Masters in Asian Studies, with a focus on China. Her research focuses on Chinese domestic... MORE

Michael Caster

Michael Caster is a researcher, writer, and human rights advocate. He holds an MA in Conflict Studies and Human Rights, specializing in civil resistance and... MORE

Adam Cathcart

Adam Cathcart is Lecturer in Chinese History at the University of Leeds (UK). He has presented policy papers on North Korea’s northern border regions to... MORE

Peter Chalk

Peter Chalk is an analyst at RAND specializing in South East Asia, international terrorism and emerging threats.

Alfred Chan

Alfred L. Chan is an associate professor of political science at Huron University College, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Gordon G. Chang

Gordon G. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World. Follow him on Twitter @GordonGChang.

Parris Chang

Parris H. Chang, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Pennsylvania State University and President of Taiwan Institute for Political Economic and Strategic Studies.... MORE

I-wei Jennifer Chang

I-wei Jennifer Chang is a Washington, DC-based writer and researcher on international relations and China.

Amy Chang

Amy Chang is the Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee Staff Director at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs. Previously, she was the... MORE

Brian Chao

Brian C. Chao is Research Associate for East Asia in DGI and Researcher at the Asia-Pacific Desk for Wikistrat. Mr. Chao took his A.B. in... MORE

Michael S. Chase

Michael S. Chase is a senior political scientist at RAND, a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, and an adjunct professor in the China... MORE

Matthew Chebatoris

Matthew Chebatoris is a freelance analyst and 12-year veteran of the U.S. intelligence community.

Oksana Chelysheva

Oksana Chelysheva is the deputy executive manager of the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society.

Zhenzhen Chen

Zhenzhen Chen is a researcher with the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Study.

York W. Chen

York W. Chen, Ph.D., received his graduate degree from Lancaster University, United Kingdom. He was one of the Senior Advisors of Taiwan’s National Security Council... MORE

David Chen

David D. Chen is an analyst at CENTRA Technology, Inc., a consulting firm. The views expressed here are his own. He also serves on the... MORE

Emily S. Chen

Emily S. Chen is a Silas Palmer Fellow with the Hoover Institution, a Young Leader with the Pacific Forum CSIS, and a Non-Resident Fellow with... MORE

John Chen

John Chen is a research intern at the National Defense University. The author would like to thank Dr. Phillip C. Saunders, Dr. Joel Wuthnow, David... MORE

Julie Yu-Wen Chen

Julie Yu-Wen Chen is Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Helsinki in Finland, Hosting Professor of Asian Studies at Palacký University in Czech... MORE

Yinghong Cheng

Yinghong Cheng, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of history at Delaware State University. Cheng has studied at the Chinese Academy of Social Science and received... MORE

Tai Ming Cheung

Tai Ming Cheung is a research fellow at the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation at the University of California, San Diego.

Yee Wah Chin

Yee Wah Chin is Senior Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC. Ms. Chin served on the... MORE

Frank Ching

Mr. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong based journalist and commentator.

Elena Chinyaeva

Elena Chinyaeva holds a doctorate in modern history from Oxford University and is a writer for Kommersant-Vlast, a leading Russian political weekly.

Fuad Chiragov

Fuad Chiragov is a Research Fellow in the Foreign Policy Analysis Department at the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of... MORE

Zaindi Choltaev

Zaindi Choltaev, a Chechen political analyst, served in the 1990s as deputy foreign minister and Chairman of the Administration in the Provisional State Council of... MORE

Jaewoo Choo

Jaewoo Choo is professor of Chinese foreign policy in the Department of Chinese Studies at Kyung Hee University, Korea. He was a Visiting Fellow at... MORE

Pierre-arnaud Chouvy

Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy, PhD, is a Geographer and Research Fellow at CNRS (France). He specializes in the geopolitics of illicit drugs with a particular focus on... MORE

Mark Christopher

Mark A. Christopher is Senior Director at the Arkin Group and is the author of Water Wars, which describes issues with regard to the Brahmaputra... MORE

Shulong Chu

Chu Shulong, Ph.D., is currently a professor in political science and international relations at the School of Public Policy and Management, and deputy director, Institute... MORE

Andrew Chubb

Andrew Chubb is a PhD student at the University of Western Australia, researching the relationship between Chinese nationalism, public opinion and policy on maritime disputes... MORE

Abdou Cisse

Abdou Cisse is a Senegalese journalist now focusing on jihadism in Senegal and West Africa.

Michael Clarke

Dr. Michael Clarke is Associate Professor at the National Security College, Australian National University. He is the author of Xinjiang and China’s Rise in Central... MORE

Morgan Clemens

Morgan Clemens is a Research Associate at DGI, where his work focuses on the Chinese armed forces and defense industry. He has studied in China... MORE

Robert Cobb

Robert Cobb is an expert on Russia and the post-Soviet space.

David Cohen

David Cohen was the editor of China Brief in 2013–2014. Before coming to the Jamestown Foundation, he worked as a freelancer in Beijing and the... MORE

Bernard D. Cole

Dr. Bernard D. Cole is Professor of International History at the National War College in Washington, D.C., where he concentrates on Pacific strategy, Sino-American relations,... MORE

J. Michael Cole

J. Michael Cole is a Taipei-based Senior Non-Resident Fellow with the China Policy Institute at University of Nottingham, and an Associate Researcher at the French... MORE

Gabe Collins

Gabe Collins is the co-founder of China SignPost™ (www.chinasignpost.com), a website that provides original research and policy advice to policymakers, the business community, and other... MORE

Meghan Conroy

Alden Wahlstrom is a Program Associate for Jamestown's Global Terrorism Analysis program and assists with editing the Terrorism Monitor and Militant Leadership Monitor publications. He... MORE

Ian Conway

Ian Conway manages Helios Global, Inc., an international security consultancy based in the Washington, DC area.

Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook is an Asia Research Analyst at Freedom House and co-editor of the English translation of Gao Zhisheng’s memoir, A China More Just.

Terry Cooke

Merritt T. (‘Terry’) Cooke, Ph.D., is the principal of www.terrycooke.com, a professional speaking and corporate seminar/scenario enterprise. He is also Founder and Chairman of GC3... MORE

Casey L. Coombs

After reporting from UN headquarters in New York during the Arab Spring, Casey moved to Yemen to cover the country’s post-conflict reconstruction process. Casey’s first... MORE

John F. Corbett

John F. Corbett, Jr., an Analytic Director with CENTRA Technology, Inc. since 2001, specializes in China, Taiwan, and Asian military and security issues. He is... MORE

Gordon Corera

Gordon Corera is the BBC's Security Correspondent

Svante E. Cornell

Dr. Svante E. Cornell is Research Director of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University-SAIS.

Steven Costello

Steven Costello is a freelance writer who has worked in various developing countries, including South Sudan, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania. He holds an MSc in... MORE

John Costello

John Costello is Congressional Innovation Fellow for New American Foundation and a former Research Analyst at Defense Group Inc. He was a member of the... MORE

Johanna Cox

Johanna Cox is a Research Associate at the Defense Group Inc.’s Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis.

Dan G. Cox

Dan G. Cox is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the United States Army School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Jeffrey Cozzens

Jeffrey Cozzens is Head of Areté Associates’ Terrorism Studies and Analysis Program, a research-based arm of Areté’s National Security Studies and Analysis Program, and is... MORE

Dario Cristiani

Dario Cristiani is an adjunct professor in international affairs at Vesalius College in Brussels and a senior analyst at the Global Governance Institute.

Matthew Czekaj

Matthew Czekaj is a Program Associate for Europe and Eurasia at The Jamestown Foundation and also serves as the Managing Editor of Jamestown's daily publication,... MORE

John C. K. Daly

Dr. John C. K. Daly is a Eurasian foreign affairs and defense policy expert for The Jamestown Foundation and a non-resident fellow at the Central... MORE

Sara Daly

Sara Daly is an international policy analyst at RAND. Her research focuses primarily on international terrorism, insurgency, emerging threats, nuclear terrorism, and intelligence issues.

Emil Danielyan

Emil Danielyan is a journalist and political analyst based in Armenia's capital Yerevan. He works for the Yerevan bureau of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)... MORE

Rup Narayan Das

Rup Narayan Das is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi, India.

Victor Davidoff

Victor Davidoff is a Moscow-based writer and journalist whose blog is chaadaev56.livejournal.com.

Thomas Davidson

Chief Warrant Officer 4 (ret) Thomas S. Davidson II was a Senior Military Intelligence Analyst at the Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO) of the U.S.... MORE

Elizabeth Van Wie Davis

Elizaabeth Van Wie Davis is a Professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) with a focus on Chinese domestic, foreign, and defense policies.... MORE

Erik Davtyan

Erik Davtyan holds a Bachelor's degree in international relations from Yerevan State University. His areas of interest include the foreign policies of Armenia, Georgia and... MORE

Mauro De Lorenzo

Mauro De Lorenzo is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He conducted research in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and DR Congo for a number... MORE

Willem de Vogel

Willem de Vogel was born in The Netherlands and was schooled there and in Wales. He graduated with a Licence es Sciences Politiques from the... MORE

Thomas de Zoete

Thomas de Zoete is a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam’s Ad de Jonge Centre for Intelligence & Security Studies.

Andrew Dean

Andrew P. Dean recently graduated from Johns Hopkins University's Krieger School of Arts and Sciences with an M.A. in International Security Studies. He has expertise... MORE

Jamie Dettmer

Jamie Dettmer is an expert on North Africa, the Middle East and Southern Europe. He writes for Newsweek/Daily Beast, Voice of America and Maclean's. He... MORE

Lauren Dickey

Lauren Dickey is a PhD candidate in War Studies at Kings College London and the National University of Singapore. Her research focuses on cross-strait ties,... MORE

Halla Diyab

Halla Diyab is an award winning screen-writer, producer, broadcaster and published author. She holds a Ph.D. in English and American Studies from the University of... MORE

Han Dongfang

Han Dongfang is the founder and director of China Labour Bulletin, a non-governmental organization based in Hong Kong that seeks to promote workers rights in... MORE

Munkh-Ochir Dorjjugder

Munkh-Ochir Dorjjugder is an associate senior researcher at the Institute of Strategic Studies in Mongolia’s National Security Council.

John Dotson

John Dotson is the Research Coordinator on the staff of the Congressionally-chartered U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He is as also an officer in... MORE

Erica Downs

Erica Downs in a fellow in the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution.

Jerome Doyon

Jerome Doyon is a PhD candidate in political science at SciencesPo/CERI (Paris) and Columbia University (New York). His research focuses on Chinese Communist Party cadres’... MORE

Darcie Draudt

Darcie Draudt is a Ph.D. student in political science at Johns Hopkins University and non-resident James A. Kelly fellow at Pacific Forum CSIS. She previously... MORE

June Teufel Dreyer

June Teufel Dreyer is a professor of political science at the University of Miami and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. She... MORE

Jessica Drun

Jessica Drun is a recent graduate of the Master’s in Asian Studies program at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and has previously spent time... MORE

Mathieu Duchâtel

Dr. Mathieu Duchâtel joined the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s (SIPRI) China and Global Security Project in July 2011 as a Senior Researcher and Head... MORE

Devi Dumbadze

Devi Dumbadze studied philosophy, sociology, and media in Tbilisi and Bochum. He has published articles on social philosophy, political economy, media theory, and aesthetics. His... MORE

John B. Dunlop

John B. Dunlop is a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He is an expert on Russia's two wars in Chechnya, nationalism in the... MORE

Nicholas Dynon

Nicholas Dynon is an academic and former diplomat specializing in Chinese media and soft power. A doctoral candidate at Macquarie University, Sydney, his research has... MORE

Valery Dzutsati

Valery Dzutsati is a doctoral student in political science at Arizona State University. Mr. Dzutsati is a native of North Ossetia. He holds a Bachelor’s... MORE

Yaron Eisenberg

Yaron Eisenberg is an associate with the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, specializing in terrorism, nuclear proliferation and defense policy issues. He was formerly with... MORE

Joshua Eisenman

Joshua Eisenman is the co-editor of “China and the Developing World: Beijing’s Strategy for the 21st Century,” and author of the book’s chapter on China's... MORE

Adel El-Adawy

Adel El-Adawy is a Ph.D. candidate at King’s College London War Studies Department.

Tuba Eldem

Dr. Tuba Eldem is a post-doctoral fellow at the Research College of the Transformative Power of Europe, Freie Universität, Berlin. She holds a Ph.D in... MORE

Jörgen Elfving

Jörgen Elfving is a former Swedish army officer and an expert in military issues related to the Soviet Union and Russia. Since retiring from the... MORE

Evan Ellis

Dr. Evan Ellis is an analyst of Latin American economic, political and security issues, with a research focus on Latin America’s relationships with China and... MORE

Nancy Ellison

Nancy Ellison is a celebrated photojournalist and portrait photographer. Her portrait subjects have ranged from world leaders to icons of popular culture. Besides celebrity portraiture,... MORE

Jeffrey Engstrom

Jeffrey Engstrom is with the Arlington, Va., office of the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision-making through research and analysis.

Andrew S. Erickson

Dr. Andrew S. Erickson is Professor of Strategy in, and a core founding member of, the U.S. Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute. He... MORE

Daniel Erikson

Daniel P. Erikson is Senior Associate for U.S. policy at the Inter-American Dialogue, where he manages a program on China-Latin American relations.

Bilun Erim

Bilun Erim is a research analyst at Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

Andrew Exum

Andrew Exum is a Soref fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on contemporary Middle Eastern insurgencies and counter-insurgency strategies. Mr. Exum served in the U.S.... MORE

Riccardo Fabiani

Riccardo Fabiani is a political analyst on North African affairs for Exclusive Analysis and has previously published for the Power and Interest News Report (PINR)... MORE

Christine Fair

Christine Fair is the coordinator for South Asia research programs at the United States Institute for Peace (USIP)

Theresa Fallon

Theresa Fallon is a Senior Associate with the European Institute of Asian Studies and is based in Brussels.

Li Fan

Li Fan is a Research Fellow at the World and China Institute, a private think tank, in Beijing.

Ali Farassati

Ali Farassati obtained his Ph.D. in geopolitics from the University of Paris in France, and is a former professor of political science at Azad Islamic... MORE

Kim Fassler

Kim Fassler is an analyst with the Department of Defense. The views expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not reflect the... MORE

Pavel Felgenhauer

Dr. Pavel E. Felgenhauer is an independent, Moscow-based defense analyst.

Jonathan Fenby

Jonathan Fenby is a co-founder of Trusted Sources and Managing Director of its China Team. Mr. Fenby previously was editor of the South China Morning... MORE

Zhu Feng

Zhu Feng is currently the visiting fellow at the Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. Professor Zhu... MORE

Matt Ferchen

Matt Ferchen is a resident scholar at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, where he runs the China and the Developing World program. He is... MORE

Joseph Ferguson

Joseph Ferguson is a consultant for LMI in McLean, VA and an affiliate professor of international relations at the University of Washington.

Susan Finder

Susan Finder has been observing the Supreme People’s Court for over 20 years. She is an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Law of the... MORE

Richard D. Fisher, Jr.

Richard D. Fisher, Jr. was a senior fellow with the Jamestown Foundation and was the managing editor of China Brief.

Benedict F. Fitzgerald

Mr. Benedict F. FitzGerald is an independent political-military consultant with nearly forty years of experience dealing with Middle Eastern, South Asian and Central Asian affairs.... MORE

Derek Henry Flood

Derek Henry Flood is an independent author and journalist who blogs at the-war-diaries.com. Derek is the editor of Jamestown's Militant Leadership Monitor publication.

Ian Forsyth

Dr. Ian Forsyth (ianforsyth91@gmail.com), a former U.S. Defense Department analyst on East Asia, works for a strategy and technology consulting firm in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr.... MORE

M. Taylor Fravel

M. Taylor Fravel is Associate Professor of Political Science and member of the Security Studies Program at MIT. He is currently writing a book entitled... MORE

Duncan Freeman

Duncan Freeman is a writer and consultant based in Brussels specializing in EU-China relations.

Guy Fricano

Dr. Guy Fricano lectures at the University of Chicago, Elmhurst College, and the University of St Francis, and is a Masters candidate at the University... MORE

Matthew Fricker

Matthew Fricker is a researcher at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and co-author of a paper with Avery Plaw entitled “Sudden Justice? Evaluating the U.S.... MORE

Carlton W. Fulford, Jr.

General Fulford presently consults with U.S. government and other private organizations on security matters. He served as Director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies,... MORE

Orhan Gafarli

Orhan Gafarli is a PhD candidate in International Relations at Ankara University who specializes in Post Soviet Studies and International Relations. He speaks Russian, Turkish... MORE

Gary Gambill

Gary C. Gambill, a political analyst for Freedom House and adjunct professor at College of Mount Saint Vincent, has published widely on Lebanese and Syrian... MORE

Cristina Garafola

Cristina Garafola is a Research Assistant-China Specialist at the RAND Corporation. She holds an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and... MORE

Azad Garibov

Azad Garibov is a Leading Research Fellow at the SAM Center for Strategic Studies, in Azerbaijan, and the Editor of the Caucasus International Journal.

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and an adjunct assistant professor in Georgetown University’s security studies program.

John Garver

John Garver is Professor of International Relations at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Vusal Gasimli

Dr. Vusal Gasimli is Executive Director of the Center of Analyses of Economic Reforms and Communication. Previously, he served as the chief of the Department... MORE

Oleksandr Gavrylyuk

Oleksandr Gavrylyuk is a journalist and Ukrainian expert based in Kyiv who has covered the region for 15 years.

Khalil Gebara

Khalil Gebara is a Lebanese researcher and holds a PhD in Middle Eastern Politics from the University of Exeter (UK)

Khwaja Geedar Khan

Khwaja Geedar Khan lives in Peshawar and works for various Western humanitarian aid organizations.

Dainius Genys

Dr. Dainius Genys is currently engaged in research projects related to the sociology of energy security, civil society studies and sociology of sport. Currently, he... MORE

Andrea Ghiselli

Andrea Ghiselli is a Ph.D. candidate at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs of Fudan University, and a non-resident Research Assistant for the... MORE

Bates Gill

Dr. Bates Gill holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. A specialist in East Asian foreign policy... MORE

Bruce Gilley

Bruce Gilley (Ph.D. 2008, Princeton University) is an Associate Professor of Political Science. His research centers on democracy, legitimacy, and global politics, and he is... MORE

Antonio Giustozzi

Dr. Antonio Giustozzi is a Research Fellow at the Crisis States Research Centre at the London School of Economics. He is the author of several... MORE

John Wagner Givens

John Wagner Givens is a Scholar in Residence at the University of Louisville’s Center for Asian Democracy.

Akram Gizabi

Akram Gizabi is a freelance writer based in the United States who specializes in Afghan political and military affairs.

Bonnie S. Glaser

Bonnie Glaser is a senior adviser for Asia and the director of the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Gregory Gleason

teaches international relations and administration at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of Federalism and Nationalism: the Struggle for Republican Rights in... MORE

Joshua Gleis

Joshua Gleis is a Research Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, and a PhD Candidate at the Fletcher... MORE

Steven Glinert

Steven Glinert is a China analyst at DGI. He graduated from George Washington University with a degree in International Relations in 2010 and has written... MORE

Paul Goble

Paul Goble is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan... MORE

Justin Godby

Justin Godby is an analyst with the Department of Defense. The views expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not reflect the... MORE

Paul H.b. Godwin

Dr. Paul H.B. Godwin retired as professor of international affairs at the National War College in the summer of 1998, where his teaching and research... MORE

Zack Gold

Zack Gold is an Adjunct Fellow at the American Security Project and a Middle East analyst focusing on U.S.-Egyptian relations and security in the Sinai... MORE

Justin Goldman

Justin Goldman is a 2013 United States-Indonesia Society Summer Studies Fellow at Gadjah Mada University and a Non-Resident Sasakawa Peace Foundation Fellow with Pacific Forum... MORE

Lyle Goldstein

Lyle Goldstein is an Associate Professor in the China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, RI. His most recent... MORE

Aleksandr Golts

Aleksandr Golts was born in 1955. In 1978, he received an M.A. in journalism from the Department of Journalism at the Moscow State Lomonosov University.... MORE

Sebastian Gorka

Sebastian Gorka is Adjunct Professor at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Program on Terrorism and Security Studies and Executive Director of... MORE

Audra Grant

Audra K. Grant, PhD, is a political scientist at RAND. Her research focuses on the Middle East, and issues related to the development of political... MORE

Stephen Green

Stephen Green is Head of the Asia Program at Chatham House, London.

Sergei Gretsky

Sergei Gretsky is the Chair of Central Asia Area Studies at the Foreign Service Institute of the US Department of State.

Christopher Griffin

Christopher Griffin is a research fellow in Asian Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He can be reached at cgriffin@aei.org.

Armen Grigoryan

Armen Grigoryan is an Armenian political scientist. His research interests include post-communist transition, EU relations with Eastern Partnership countries, transatlantic relations, energy security, and conflict... MORE

Gerry Groot

Gerry Groot is Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies and Head of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He has... MORE

Patrick W. Gross

Pat Gross is chairman of The Lovell Group, a business and technology advisory and investment firm he formed after stepping down as chairman of the... MORE

Madeleine Gruen

Madeleine Gruen is an intelligence analyst and a candidate for a master's degree from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.

Pan Guang

Pan Guang is the Director and Professor of Shanghai Center for International Studies and Institute of Eurasian Studies at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Director... MORE

Olivier Guitta

Olivier Guitta is a foreign affairs and counter-terrorism consultant in Washington DC and the founder of the newsletter The Croissant, located at http://www.thecroissant.com.

Ibragim Gukemukh

Dr. Ibragim Gukemukh received his PhD in History from Kabardino-Balkarian University, and served as head of the Department of Pre-Revolutionary History in the National Museum... MORE

Zana K. Gulmohamad

Zana K. Gulmohamad is a PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Sheffield where he is researching Iraq’s politics, security and foreign relations.

Kristen Gunness

Kristen Gunness is a China advisor for the Department of the Navy. She has extensive experience studying, living, and working in China, and has written... MORE

Michael Gunter

Michael M. Gunter is a professor of political science at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee and teaches during the summer at the International University... MORE

Olaf Günther

Olaf Günther is senior researcher at Palacký University in Czech Republic.

Ilgar Gurbanov

Ilgar Gurbanov is an Expert-Advisor in the Foreign Policy Analysis Department, at the Baku-based Centre for Strategic Studies (SAM).

Charles Gurin

has covered developments in the former Soviet Union for more than a decade and also carried out journalistic assignments in other parts of the world,... MORE

Kathryn Haahr

Ms. Haahr is a foreign affairs and counter-terrorism consultant in Washington, D.C.

Keith Hand

Keith Hand is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to joining the UC Hastings faculty,... MORE

Brian Harding

Brian Harding is a research associate in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Previously, he was a Fulbright... MORE

Paul Hare

Ambassador Paul Hare is the executive director of the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce. He served as the U.S. Ambassador to Zambia from 1985 to 1988... MORE

Daniel M. Hartnett

Daniel M. Hartnett is a research scientist with CNA’s China Studies Division. He is a former soldier in the U.S. Army, and is currently finishing... MORE

Ahmed Hashim

Professor Ahmed S. Hashim is a leading authority on Middle Eastern, Central and South Asian security issues. A member of the United States Naval War... MORE

Umida Hashimova

Umida Hashimova is an independent scholar based in Washington, D.C. She is a native of Uzbekistan, where she used to work for the United Nations... MORE

Muhammad Haniff Hassan

Muhammad Haniff Hassan is Associate Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) where he specializes in counter-ideology.... MORE

James Hauslein

Mr. Hauslein is currently Managing Director of Hauslein & Company, Inc., a private equity firm and was previously, until May 2001, Chairman and Chief Executive... MORE

William R. Hawkins

William R. Hawkins is Senior Fellow for National Security Studies at the U.S. Business and Industry Council.

Michael V. Hayden

General Michael V. Hayden (USAF Ret.) served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2006 to 2009 and was responsible for overseeing the collection... MORE

Timothy Heath

Mr. Timothy R. Heath serves as a Senior International Defense Research Analyst with the RAND Corporation. He previously served as a senior analyst on China... MORE

Chris Heffelfinger

Chris Heffelfinger is an independent researcher affiliated with the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. He is also the editor of... MORE

Justin Hempson-Jones

Justin Hempson-Jones is a freelance analyst. He recently completed an MPhil in International Relations at the University of Oxford.

Nicholas A. Heras

Nicholas A. Heras is a Middle East researcher at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and an associate fellow for the Jamestown Foundation.

Jeffrey Herbst

Professor Jeffery Herbst is Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Miami University, in Ohio, and a co-author of "The Future of Africa:... MORE

April A. Herlevi

April A. Herlevi is a doctoral candidate in the Politics Department at the University of Virginia, currently residing in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab... MORE

Hannah Hindel

Hannah Hindel is a research intern in the China Power Project at CSIS and a second-year master’s student in the Asian Studies program at Georgetown’s... MORE

Bruce Hoffman

Professor Bruce Hoffman has been studying terrorism and insurgency for more than thirty years. He is currently a tenured professor in the Security Studies Program... MORE

Samantha Hoffman

Samantha Hoffman graduated from the University of Oxford with an MSc in Modern China Studies in 2011 and previously worked as a research intern at... MORE

Timothy Holman

Timothy Holman is a Ph.D. candidate at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore.

James Holmes

James Holmes is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College and co-author of Chinese Naval Strategy in the 21st Century: The Turn... MORE

Andrew Holt

Andrew Holt is a Southeast Asia analyst based in Los Angeles.

Nong Hong

Nong Hong is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the China Institute at the University of Alberta, and a Deputy Director of the Research Center for Oceans... MORE

Patrick Hoover

Patrick Hoover is a research associate at the Program on Extremism at the George Washington University.

Loro Horta

Loro Horta is a graduate of the Peoples Liberation Army National Defense University senior officer’s course and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce Central School. He... MORE

Michael Horton

Michael Horton is a Senior Analyst for Arabian Affairs at The Jamestown Foundation where he specializes in Middle Eastern affairs with a particular focus on... MORE

Daniel Houpt

Daniel Houpt is a recent graduate of the Georgetown University Security Studies Program, where he wrote his thesis on Chinese space policy. He previously interned... MORE

Glen Howard

Mr. Howard is fluent in Russian and proficient in Azerbaijani and Arabic, and is a regional expert on the Caucasus and Central Asia. He was... MORE

Glen E. Howard

Glen E. Howard is the President of The Jamestown Foundation.

Russell Hsiao

Russell Hsiao is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Project 2049 Institute, and a National Security Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in... MORE

Michael Hsiao

Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Ph.D., is the Director of Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, and Professor of Sociology, National Taiwan University, in Taipei, Taiwan.

Sara Hsu

Sara Hsu is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Dr. Hsu specializes in Chinese economic development,... MORE

Teh-wei Hu

Dr. Teh-wei Hu is Professor Emeritus of Health Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He was born in China and received his PhD in... MORE

Jing Huang

Jing Huang, Ph.D., is visiting professor at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore

Chin-hao Huang

Chin-Hao Huang is a Researcher with the Freeman Chair.

Cindy Hurst

Cindy Hurst is an analyst with the U.S. Army’s Foreign Military Studies Office. She is the author of over two dozen major studies and articles,... MORE

Frank Hyland

Frank Hyland served in the National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency's Counter-Terrorist Center and the National Counter-Terrorism Center. He has been involved in counter-terrorism... MORE

David Iberi

David Iberi writes for the Jamestown Foundation's blog.

Aslan Idar

Aslan Idar is a freelance journalist based in Nalchik.

Masako Ikegami

Masako Ikegami is Professor and Director of the Center for Pacific Asia Studies (CPAS) at Stockholm University. She holds Doctor of Sociology from University of... MORE

Alisher Ilkhamov

Alisher Ilkhamov is a Research Fellow at the University of London, SOAS.

Zafar Imran

Zafar Imran is an independent analyst based in Washington DC.

Michael A. Innes

Michael A. Innes is a Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, and a regular contributor to Foreign... MORE

Vladislav Inozemtsev

Vladislav Inozemtsev is Professor at the Higher School of Economics, in Moscow, and Senior Non-Resident Associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS),... MORE

Grigory Ioffe

Grigory Ioffe is a Professor of Human Geography at Radford University in Radford, Virginia.

Muhammad Iqbal

Muhammad Iqbal is a Ph.D. candidate at Monash University, researching violent extremism.

Sydney Irving

Sydney Irving is an independent journalist based in East Africa.

Den Isa

Den Isa is an expert on Krygystan.

David C. Isby

David Isby is a Washington-based author and defense and foreign policy analyst.

Bashdar Pusho Ismaeel

Bashdar Pusho Ismaeel is a writer and analyst whose primary focus and expertise is on the Kurds, Iraq, Turkey and Middle Eastern current affairs. His... MORE

Noor Huda Ismail

Noor Huda Ismail is a consultant on the impact of religion on political violence in Southeast Asia. Mr. Ismail has been doing extensive research on... MORE

Fariz Ismailzade

is a freelance writer based in Baku. He holds a master's degree from Washington University in St. Louis and currently works for Cornell Caspian Consulting.... MORE

Elie Issa

Elie Issa is a Lebanese analyst focusing on the Middle East and North Africa regions for the past eight years. His interests include geopolitical, security... MORE

Idil P. Izmirli

Dr. Idil P. Izmirli is currently a Visiting Scholar and a Part-Time Faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. In 2012,... MORE

Joshua Jacobs

Joshua Jacobs is a Middle Eastern Policy Analyst and published columnist at the Institute for Gulf Affairs.

Arif Jamal

Arif Jamal is a visiting fellow at the New York University and author of “Shadow War – The Untold Story of Jihad in Kashmir.”

A. Jamali

A. Jamali is an expert of Afghanistan.

N. Janardhan

Dr. N. Janardhan is the editor of Gulf in the Media at the Gulf Research Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Mendee Jargalsaikhany

Jargalsaikhany Mendee is a political science PhD student at the University of British Columbia. He has worked at the Mongolian Ministry of Defense, Embassy in... MORE

Gareth Jenkins

Gareth Jenkins is a writer and journalist resident in Istanbul, where he has been based for the last 20 years.

John Jennings

John Jennings wrote extensively on Afghanistan from 1987-1994 for the Associated Press, the Economist and other publications. He returned to journalism in November 2001 to... MORE

Rian Jensen

Rian Jensen was formerly the Associate Editor of China Brief at The Jamestown Foundation.

You Ji

You Ji, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in School of Social Science & International Studies at the University of New South Wales.

Wenran Jiang

Dr. Wenran Jiang is the Director of Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum and its annual conference since 2004. He is also is Associate Professor of... MORE

Shixue Jiang

Jiang Shixue is the Vice President of the Chinese Association of Latin American Studies and Professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Xide Jin

Dr. Jin Xide is a professor and the deputy director of the Institute of Japanese Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), where... MORE

Jing Jing

Jing Jing is an M.A. candidate at the Georgetown University’s Department of Government and a intern at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Wilson John

Wilson John is a Senior Fellow with Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, India.

Gregory D. Johnsen

Gregory D. Johnsen, a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen, is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University.

Sabine Johnson-Reiser

Sabine Johnson-Reiser is a junior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s Energy and Climate program. Her research focuses on Chinese energy and climate... MORE

Michael Jonsson

Michael Jonsson is a Partner at the AML/CFT Group and a Ph.D student at the Department of Government at Uppsala University, Sweden. He is currently... MORE

Javier Jordán

Javier Jordán (PhD) is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Granada (Spain). He was a Research Fellow at the Training and... MORE

Zana K. Gulmohamad

Zana K. Gulmohamad is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Politics Department at the University of Sheffield in the UK, researching Iraqi and Kurdish politics, security... MORE

Sirwan Kajjo

Sirwan Kajjo is a Syrian-Kurdish analyst based in Washington, D.C. He writes extensively about Syrian and Kurdish politics.

Dominic Kalms

Dominic Kalms is an analyst specializing in Middle East and Latin American national security affairs. He holds a Master's Degree in International Affairs from Columbia... MORE

Roy D. Kamphausen

Roy D. Kamphausen is the Director of the Washington, DC office, and Director of National Security Affairs at The National Bureau of Asian Research. He... MORE

Elsa Kania

Elsa Kania is a recent graduate of Harvard College and currently works as an analyst at the Long Term Strategy Group.

Ashok Kapur

Dr. Kapur is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo, Ontario. He is the author of Pokhran and Beyond, second edition in... MORE

Saban Kardas

Saban Kardas works as Assistant Professor of International Relations at the TOBB, Economy and Technology University in Ankara, Turkey.

Isaac Kardon

Isaac B. Kardon is a Contract Researcher at the Center for Strategic Research at National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies. The views expressed... MORE

Jesse Karotkin

Jesse Karotkin is a Senior China Analyst with the Department of the Navy. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and... MORE

Aida Kasymalieva

Aida Kasymalieva is a leading expert from Kyrgyzstan who lives is Moscow and writes for RFE/RL and other outlets.

Kazuyo Kato

Kazuyo Kato is an associate with Armitage International.

Hiro Katsumata

Hiro Katsumata, Ph.D., is Research Associate of the Centre for Governance and International Affairs at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom.

Mark Katz

Mark N. Katz is a professor of government and politics at George Mason University. His recent publications include, “Osama bin Laden as Transnational Revolutionary Leader,”... MORE

Bernd Kaussler

Dr. Bernd Kaussler holds a MA and PhD from the University of St. Andrews and is currently Assistant Professor in Political Science at James Madison... MORE

Michael E. Kavoukjian

Michael E. Kavoukjian is a partner of the international law firm White & Case and chairman of the firm's Global Private Clients Group. The Firm... MORE

Harry Kazianis

Harry J. Kazianis serves as Managing Editor for the National Interest and Non-Resident WSD Handa Fellow, CSIS: PACNET. He previously served as Editor of The... MORE

Timothy Keating

Admiral Timothy Keating is a highly decorated, retired Admiral in the U.S. Navy and the former Commander of the United States Pacific Command (CINCPAC), where... MORE

Thomas E. Kellogg

Thomas E. Kellogg is Program Officer and Advisor to the President at the Open Society Institute.

David Kelly

Professor David Kelly is a Senior Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore.

Jason Kelly

Jason Kelly is a research assistant at the RAND Corporation.

Emma Kelly

Emma Kelly is a recent graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges with a B.A. in Sociology and minors in International Relations and Political Science.... MORE

J. Bryan Kennard

J. Bryan Kennard is a senior Political Science student at Muskingum University.

Nazery Khalid

Nazery Khalid is a Research Fellow at the Maritime Institute of Malaysia

Lydia Khalil

Lydia Khalil recently returned from Iraq where she worked as governance policy advisor for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad. Prior to that, Lydia was... MORE

Afzal Khan

Afzal Khan is a political and terrorism analyst of the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. After many years as a Writer-Editor with the former U.S. Information Agency and... MORE

Mukhtar A. Khan

Mukhtar A. Khan is a Pashtun journalist based in Washington, D.C., covering the issues of Taliban and al-Qaeda in Pakistan-Afghanistan border regions. Since 9/11, he... MORE

Massoud Khodabandeh

Massoud Khodabandeh is a former member of the Mojahedin-e-Khalq, and mainly served in the organization's intelligence/security department. Khodabandeh left the Mojahedin in 1996 and currently... MORE

Mustafa Kibaroglu

Dr. Mustafa Kibaroglu teaches courses on international security and Turkish foreign policy in the Department of International Relations at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey.

Mikyoung Kim

Dr. Mikyoung Kim is a Faculty Researcher at Hiroshima Peace Institute/Hiroshima City University in Japan.

Alexander Kim

Alexander Kim is an expert on Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and the Central Asian region.

Ryan Kinsella

Ryan Kinsella is a Research Associate for Russia at DGI. He has studied in Moscow and holds an M.A. in International Politics with a focus... MORE

Jacob W. Kipp

Jacob W. Kipp retired from federal service in September 2009 and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Kansas and a weekly columnist... MORE

Eugene Kogan

Dr. Eugene Kogan is currently a guest researcher at the International Institute for Liberal Policy in Vienna. He is a defense industry analyst with expertise... MORE

Jiri Kominek

Jiri Kominek is an independent journalist based in Prague. Since 1993 he has covered business, political and security developments throughout Central and Eastern Europe, the... MORE

Natalia Konarzewska

Natalia Konarzewska is a graduate of University of Warsaw and is a freelance expert and analyst with a focus on political and economic developments in... MORE

Zaina Konbaz

Zaina Konbaz is currently a research assistant at the Middle East Institute (MEI). She has a master's degree in political science from George Mason University.... MORE

Carlo Kopp

Carlo Kopp, Ph.D., is head of capability analysis with the Air Power Australia think tank, a research fellow in regional military strategy at the Monash... MORE

Victor Korgun

Victor Korgun is a Doctor of Historical Sciences and Chief of the Afghanistan Department at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of... MORE

Maksut Kosker

Maksut Kosker is an Erbil-based Kurdish journalist and International Relations professional. He received his B.A. degree from Girne American University with a specialization in International... MORE

Panos A. Kostakos

Panos A. Kostakos is Ph.D candidate and teaching associate in the Department of European Studies and Modern Languages at the University of Bath. His main... MORE

Daniel Kostecka

Daniel Kostecka is a Senior China Analyst with the Department of the Navy. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and... MORE

Asbed Kotchikian

Asbed Kotchikian is a PhD candidate in political science at Boston University. His areas of interest include the post-Soviet South Caucasus and the Middle East,... MORE

Vitaly Kozyrev

Dr. Vitaly Kozyrev is an Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Endicott College, Beverly, MA. He is an expert on Chinese-Russian relations... MORE

Yasir Kuoti

Yasir Kuoti is a former consultant in the Institute of National Strategic Studies at National Defense University.

Roman Kupchinsky

Roman Kupchinsky was born in Vienna, Austria and immigrated to the United States in 1949. He graduated with a degree in Political Science from Long... MORE

Taras Kuzio

Taras Kuzio is an Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Visiting Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University, in... MORE

Reuben Kyama

Reuben Kyama is currently an Erasmus Mundus scholar at the Department of Journalism and Publishing at City University, London. Prior to that, he spent six... MORE

Scott LaFoy

Scott LaFoy is a Master’s Candidate at Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program and analyst. His main focus is asymmetric military capabilities, particularly ballistic missiles, nuclear... MORE

I-chung Lai

I-Chung Lai, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the Mackay Medicine College of Nursing and Management.

Kanchan Lakshman

Kanchan Lakshman is a Research Fellow for the Institute for Conflict Management, New Delhi.
Willy Lam

Willy Wo-Lap Lam

Dr. Willy Wo-Lap Lam is a Senior Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Center for China Studies, the History... MORE

Jozef Lang

Józef Lang is a Central Asia analyst at the Center for Eastern Studies (OSW, Polish: rodek Studiów Wschodnich) in Warsaw, Poland. Graduated from Warsaw University... MORE

Jennifer Lang

Jennifer Lang is a freelance consultant with a background in counterterrorism, defense and security analysis. She recently spent a year covering the jihadist threat to... MORE

Paulina Lang

Paulina Lang is an expert on Ukrainian affairs at Jagielloński Klub Centre for Analyses (http://cakj.pl/), an independent think tank based in Poland.

Christian Nils Larson

Christian Nils Larson is a Partner at The AML/CFT Group. He holds an MA in Central Eurasian Studies from Indiana University and a certificate in... MORE

Marlene Laruelle

Marlene Laruelle is Research Professor of International Affairs and Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES) at the Elliott School... MORE

Michael Lauber

Michael Lauber is CEO of the Liechtenstein Bankers' Association. From 2001 to 2004, he served as the Director of Liechenstein's Financial Intelligence Unit.

Namju Lee

Dr. Namju Lee is a visiting scholar at Harvard University’s Fairbank Center for East Asian Research and an associate professor in the department of Chinese... MORE

John Lee

John Lee is a visiting fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) and Managing Director of Sydney-based research company L21. Dr. Lee is the... MORE

Itamar Lee

Itamar Y. Lee is a Visiting Fellow of the Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India. He is the author of “Dragon’s... MORE

Jordan Lee

Jordan Lee is a research assistant at The Brookings Institution.

Seong-hyon Lee

Sunny Seong-hyon Lee, PhD, is the Pantech Fellow in Korean Studies at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Reseach Center, Stanford University. He is also a... MORE

Melissa Lefkowitz

Melissa Lefkowitz is a program officer at the U.S.-Asia Law Institute at the NYU School of Law. Her current work focuses on public interest law... MORE

James Leibold

James Leibold is an Associate Professor in Politics and Asian Studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia, and an expert on ethnic policy and... MORE

Leeshai Lemish

Leeshai Lemish has been writing about Falun Gong since 2001, and is currently conducting research with Ethan Gutmann for an upcoming book on the subject.

Edward Lemon

Edward Lemon is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Exeter. In his research, he examines the links between migration, religion and security within Central... MORE

Matthew Levitt

Matthew Levitt, a former FBI counterterrorism analyst, is a senior fellow and Director of Terrorism Studies at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Philip I. Levy

Dr. Philip I. Levy is a Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. From 2003 to 2005, he was Senior Economist for Trade for the... MORE

Joanna I. Lewis

Dr. Joanna Lewis is the Senior International Fellow at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's Walsh School... MORE

Mingjiang Li

Li Mingjiang, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Nan Li

Dr. Nan Li is a visiting senior fellow at the East Asian Institute of the National University of Singapore. He is the editor of Chinese... MORE

Cheng Li

Dr. Cheng Li is the William R. Kenan Professor of Government at Hamilton College in New York and a Visiting Fellow at the John L.... MORE

Jianmin Li

Li Jianmin is a professor at the Institute of Population and Development in the School of Economics at Nankai University

Gary Li

Gary Li is an Associate Consultant at APCO Worldwide. He previously worked as an East Asia security analyst at the International Institute for Strategic Studies... MORE

Shaomin Li

Shaomin Li is a Professor of International Business at Old Dominion University Strome College of Business.

Brynjar Lia

Dr. Brynjar Lia is a research professor at the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment (FFI) and the author of a forthcoming biography on Abu Mus'ab al-Suri... MORE

Yen-fan Liao

Liao (Kitsch) Yen-Fan is a Taipei-based analyst for the Cyber Security firm Team T5, specializing in cyber security, air power and the Taiwanese military. He... MORE

Ivan Lidarev

Ivan Lidarev is a Ph.D. student at King’s College London (KCL) and an advisor to Bulgaria’s National Assembly. Ivan’s research, published in The Diplomat and... MORE

David Liebenberg

David Liebenberg is a China analyst at CNA’s Center for Naval Analyses. He is one of the co-authors of Behind the Periscope: Leadership in China’s... MORE

Matthew A. Light

Dr. Matthew A. Light is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He conducted field research on the... MORE

Robyn Lim

Robyn Lim is Professor of International Relations at Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, and the author of "The Geopolitics of East Asia".

Joseph E. Lin

Mr. Joseph E. Lin is the former Associate Editor of China Brief at The Jamestown Foundation. He is the co-founder of the Johns Hopkins University... MORE

Chong-pin Lin

Dr. Chong-Pin Lin is the President of the Foundation on International and Cross-Strait Studies and a professor in the Graduate Institute of International Affairs and... MORE

Cheng-yi Lin

Cheng-yi Lin, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies (CAPAS), and Research Fellow at the Institute of European and American... MORE

Christina Lin

Christina Y. Lin, Ph.D. is research consultant for IHS Jane’s and former director for China affairs in policy planning at the U.S. Department of Defense.... MORE

Joseph Y. Lin

Joseph Y. Lin currently studies at the Graduate Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies of Tamkang University in Taipei, Taiwan. He has held executive... MORE

Toby Lincoln

Toby Lincoln is a researcher in corporate social responsibility and reputations management. He received a Masters in Chinese Studies from the School of Oriental and... MORE

Xingzhu Liu

Dr. Xingzhu Liu (M.D., Ph.D., MPH) is a principal scientist with Abt Associates Inc. and has more than 20 years of experience in health economics... MORE

Fu-kuo Liu

Fu-Kuo Liu, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University. He was 2006-2007 visiting fellow at the Center for Northeast Asian... MORE

Zining Liu

Liu Zining is a graduate student specializing in North American studies at the China Foreign Studies University, and Dr. Wenran Jiang’s research assistant.

Yawei Liu

Yawei Liu is director of the China Program and has been a member of numerous Carter Center missions to monitor Chinese village, township, and county... MORE

David Livingston

David Livingston is a research fellow in the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's Energy and Climate Program, where he provides support for a portfolio of... MORE

Christine Loh

Christine Loh is the CEO of Civic Exchange, an independent non-profit think tank, which has worked with numerous surveying experts to track public opinion throughout... MORE

Matthew Luce

Matthew Luce is a Mandarin linguist-analyst at SAIC. He has worked and traveled extensively in China, and his research focuses on Chinese technology development and... MORE

Aron Lund

Aron Lund is a Swedish journalist and editorialist specialized in Middle Eastern and North African affairs, with an MA in Arabic and Oriental Studies from... MORE

Ahmad Lutfi

Ahmad Lutfi is a political and terrorism analyst, and a Middle East specialist based in Ottawa, Canada. His background and life in China, Europe, the... MORE

Daniel C. Lynch

Daniel C. Lynch is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Taiwan's Self-Conscious Nation-Building Project and... MORE

Matthew Lyons

Mr. Lyons has spent several years as a counterterrorism analyst advising the American government.

Haiyun Ma

Haiyun Ma is Assistant Professor of History at Frostburg State University in Maryland, and his research focuses on China’s Islam and Muslims.

Mohan Malik

Mohan Malik, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu. He is the author of China and India as Global... MORE

George Mamulia

Dr. George Mamulia is a politologist, a Former State Counselor of foreign affairs of the personal staff of the President of Georgia (in the period... MORE

James Manicom

James Manicom, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow in the Asian Institute at the University of Toronto and Visiting Scholar in the School of Political and... MORE

Nathaniel Manni

Nathaniel Manni is an Army veteran, who served 3 years active duty with the 82nd Airborne Division and 4 years in the Massachusetts National Guard.... MORE

Muhammad Mansour

Muhammad Mansour is a highly accomplished investigative journalist with more than ten-year, solid track record of producing high-quality print and online reports for international media... MORE

Yufeng Mao

Yufeng Mao, Ph.D., is a historian of modern China. She researches the history of Muslims in China and Sino-Middle Eastern connections.

Erica Marat

Erica Marat, PhD, is an analyst and reporter at Voice of America's Russian Service. The views expressed here do not represent those of Voice of... MORE

Ramzy Mardini

Ramzy Mardini is an adjunct fellow at the Beirut-based Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies. He previously was a researcher on Iraq at the Institute for... MORE

David Marples

David Marples is Professor of History and Classics at the University Alberta in Edmonton. He is the author of ten books on Soviet and post-Soviet... MORE

Erich Marquardt

Erich Marquardt is an independent researcher affiliated with the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. He previously was the Program Manager... MORE

Jean-Luc Marret

Jean-Luc Marret is a senior fellow at Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique (Paris) and at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, SAIS-Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.

Peter Martin

Peter Martin is a government relations consultant for APCO Worldwide in Beijing. His client work focuses on elite politics, state-owned enterprises, and investment policy in... MORE

Ryan D. Martinson

Ryan Martinson is research administrator in the China Maritime Studies Institute of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. The views represented in... MORE

Omid Marzban

Omid Marzban has worked for Good Morning Afghanistan Radio Station and Radio Free Europe. He is based in Afghanistan.

Fozil Mashrab

Fozil Mashrab is an independent analyst based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Lieutenant General Talat Masood

Lieutenant General Talat Masood is a retired officer of the Pakistan Army and writes on security issues for a variety of national and international newspapers... MORE

Oriana Skylar Mastro

Dr. Oriana Skylar Mastro is an assistant professor of security studies at Georgetown University. Her recent publications include “The Vulnerability of Rising Powers: The Logic... MORE

Andria Matrone

Andria Matrone is a Master’s candidate in Security Policy Studies at the George Washington University and a Research Intern at the Center for Strategic and... MORE

Peter Mattis

Peter Mattis is the former Editor of China Brief at The Jamestown Foundation. Mr. Mattis received his M.A. in Security Studies from the Georgetown University?s... MORE

Peter Mattis

Peter Mattis is a Fellow in the China Program at The Jamestown Foundation and a PhD student in Politics and International Studies at the University... MORE

Munir Mawari

Munir Mawari is a Yemeni-American journalist and native speaker of Arabic. Currently a freelance writer, he has worked previously for al-Jazeera TV, Voice of America... MORE

Niamh McBurney

Niamh McBurney is the Middle East analyst for AKE Group in London.

Kevin McCauley

Kevin McCauley has served as senior intelligence officer for the Soviet Union, Russia, China and Taiwan during 31 years in the federal government. He has... MORE

Roger McDermott

Roger N. McDermott specializes in Russian and Central Asian defense and security issues and is a Senior Fellow in Eurasian Military Studies, The Jamestown Foundation,... MORE

Kathleen Troia “KT” McFarland

Kathleen Troia “KT” McFarland (www.ktmcfarland.com) is FOX News’ National Security Analyst. She appears regularly on FOX News and FOX Business News. Ms. McFarland anchors DEFCON3... MORE

Ronan McGee

Ronan McGee is an M.A. candidate in Middle East Studies at George Washington University. He studied Arabic in Yemen in 2007 and in Lebanon in... MORE

Andrew McGregor

Andrew McGregor is Director of Aberfoyle International Security, a Toronto-based agency specializing in security issues related to the Islamic world. He received a Ph.D. from... MORE

Mark McNamee

Mark McNamee is an Intelligence Analyst for Sub-Saharan Africa at an international risk consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. region as well as a contract... MORE

Joe McReynolds

Joe McReynolds is a Research Analyst at Defense Group Inc.’s Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis. His research interests primarily center on China’s approach to... MORE

Eric A. Mcvadon

Rear Admiral Eric A. McVadon retired after serving at the U.S. embassy in Beijing and has been a consultant on East Asian security affairs for... MORE

Fu S. Mei

Fu S. Mei is the Director of the Taiwan Security Analysis Center (TAISAC), a research and consulting practice with focus on Taiwan military and security... MORE

A. Greer Meisels

A. Greer Meisels is the Associate Director and Research Fellow, China and the Pacific, at the Center for the National Interest.

Silvia Menegazzi

Silvia Menegazzi is Post-doc Research Fellow and Teaching Assistant in International Relations at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome. Her research interests focus on Chinese... MORE

Qingyue Meng

Dr. Qingyue Meng (MD, PhD) is a professor of Health Economics at the Center for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, China. He is also... MORE

Wangchuk Meston

Wangchuk Meston, a researcher with International Campaign for Tibet, is a human rights advocate and has been involved in field research relating to refugees, migration... MORE

Casey Michel

Casey Michel is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute.

Francesco F. Milan

Francesco F. Milan is a PhD candidate and a teaching assistant in intelligence at the Department of War Studies, King's College London. He also works... MORE

Hayder Mili

Hayder Mili is an independent researcher specializing in terrorism and security issues in Central Asia and the Caucasus

David Millar

David Millar is a career intelligence professional and scholar specializing in political dynamics and security issues in East Asia. His research focuses on strategic culture,... MORE

Greg Mills

Greg Mills, Ph.D., heads the Brenthurst Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa, and during 2008 is on secondment to Rwanda as the ‘Strategic Adviser to the... MORE

Dumitru Minzarari

Dumitru Minzarari is an OSI Doctoral Fellow with the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Previously he worked as a foreign... MORE

Carl Minzner

Carl Minzner is a professor at Fordham Law School specializing in China law and governance. He is the author of “China’s Turn Against Law” (American... MORE

Jonathan Mirsky

Jonathan Mirsky, was the China correspondent of The Observer [London] and East Asia Editor of The Times [London]. In 1989 he was named the British... MORE

Georgiy Mirsky

Professor Georgiy Mirsky is a senior research fellow at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.

Abdullahi Ahmed Mohamed

Abdullahi Ahmed Mohamed is a Nairobi based journalist who has worked with several Somali websites for the last six years. He is now the editor... MORE

Wahidullah Mohammad

Wahidullah Mohammad is a freelance journalist in Afghanistan writing under a pseudonym.

Karen Montague

Karen Montague is a Research Fellow at the Potomac Foundation, where she assists in war gaming and simulation development efforts and supports the research efforts... MORE

Ronald Montaperto

Ronald N. Montaperto recently retired as Dean of Academics at the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii. He now lives and works... MORE

Jessica Moody

Jessica Moody is a freelance political risk analyst with a focus on West and Central Africa.

Cerwyn Moore

Dr. Cerwyn Moore is a Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Birmingham.

Andrea Morigi

Andrea Morigi is a journalist with the Italian daily Libero and the author of the book "Le Multinazionali del Terrore."

Lyle Morris

Lyle J. Morris is a research assistant at The RAND Corporation. From 2010–11, he was a Next Generation Fellow at The National Bureau of Asian... MORE

Sami Moubayed

Dr. Sami Moubayed is a Syrian writer and political analyst. He is the author of many books on Syria including Steel & Silk: Men and... MORE

James P. Muldoon, Jr.

James P. Muldoon, Jr. is Senior Fellow of the Center for Global Change and Governance, Rutgers University, Newark.

Laurent Murawiec

Laurent Murawiec is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. He is most recently the author of "La Guerre D'apres," a book about Saudi Arabia... MORE

Aset Murtazalieva

Aset Murtazalieva is a reporter for the independent Chechen newspaper Groznensky rabochy.

Roman Muzalevsky

Roman Muzalevsky works for iJet Intelligent Risk Systems, Inc. and is a Contributing Analyst at Wikistrat. He received his MA in International Affairs with concentration... MORE

Brigadier Vijai K Nair

Brigadier Vijai K Nair VSM (retired) is a defense analyst specializing in nuclear strategy formulation and author of two books, including "Nuclear India."

M. D. Nalapat

Professor M. D. Nalapat is director of the School of Geopolitics of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India.

Nathan Nankivell

Nathan Nankivell is Senior Researcher at the Office of the Special Advisor Policy at Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters. The views expressed are those of the... MORE

Hani Nasira

Hani Nasira is an Egyptian writer who specializes in ideological movements. He is the author of several books, including Al-Qaeda and Jihadi Salafism: Intellectual Streams... MORE

Peter Navarro

Peter Navarro is a business professor at the University of California-Irvine and author of The Coming China Wars (Financial Times). www.peternavarro.com

Hamad Nazzal

Hamad Nazzal an in­de­pend­ent analyst-journalist who has extensive experience reporting from the Middle East for the U.S. government. He is a former writer for Middle... MORE

Daniel Neep

Daniel Neep is an Associate Fellow with the Middle East & North Africa Programme at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence & Security Studies... MORE

Naima Nefliasheva

Naima Nefliasheva has a PhD in history (Candidate of Historical Sciences) and is a docent and senior research fellow in the Center for Civilization and... MORE

Alexander Nemets

is a Russian researcher based in the United States who specializes in Russian and Chinese developments in defense and military reform as well as the... MORE

Judit Neurink

Judit Neurink is editor of the Middle East section at a Dutch daily. Neurink recently published a book on the Iranian terrorist group, the Mojahedin-e-Khalq,... MORE

Tarique Niazi

Tarique Niazi teaches Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. He specializes in Resource-based Conflicts. He may be reached via email: niazit@uwec.edu

Ozcan Nihat Ali

Dr. Nihat Ali Özcan is a security policy analyst at the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) and a lecturer at the TOBB University... MORE

Olevs Nikers

A Fulbright alumnus, Olevs Nikers earned his Master's degree in International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, in... MORE

Magnus Norell

Magnus Norell, PhD is Director of the Center for the Study of Low-intensity Conflicts and Terrorism (CLIENT) and a Senior Analyst at the Swedish Defence... MORE

Eric Norman

Eric Norman is a freelance writer based in Azerbaijan.

Evgenii Novikov

Dr. Evgenii Novikov, an expert on Islam and on the politics and economics of the Persian Gulf region. Born in Kyrgyzstan of Russian parents, Dr.... MORE

Siraj Nurali

Siraj Nurali is an independent analyst in Baku.

Navhat Nuraniyah

Navhat Nuraniyah is an analyst at the Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC).

Seth Nye

Seth Nye is an Instructor with the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) at West Point's Practitioner Education Program and an Adjunct Professor at New York University... MORE

Fredrick Nzwili

Fredrick Nzwili is a journalist writing on political, social and religious developments from Kenya's capital, Nairobi. Most of his writing involves attempts at providing the... MORE

George O’Conor

George W. O’Conor is founder and CEO of Chime Media and has written and spoken about water in China.

Carole A. O’Leary

Carole A. O'Leary is a Visiting Scholar at the Columbus School of Law's Program in Law & Religion within the Catholic University of America (CUA).

Brian O’Neill

Brian O'Neill is an independent political analyst based out of Chicago, and is a former reporter for the Yemen Observer.

Liselotte Odgaard

Liselotte Odgaard is an Associate Professor at the Royal Danish Defence College. Her most recent book is China and Coexistence: Beijing’s National Security Strategy for... MORE

Guido Olimpio

Guido Olimpio is security correspondent for Corriere della Sera and has been a researcher on international terrorism for the past 20 years.

Akpobibibo Onduku

Akpobibibo Onduku holds a PhD in Peace Studies specializing in International Politics and Security Studies from the University of Bradford, UK and Masters in Law... MORE

Matthew Oresman

Matthew Oresman is the Director of the China-Eurasia Forum and has published widely on China-Central Asia relations. More detailed recommendations of how the United States... MORE

Andrew L. Oros

Andrew L. Oros is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of International Studies at Washington College. In 2010-11, he was a visiting professor... MORE

Cholpon Orozobekova

Cholpon Orozobekova is a Kyrgyz researcher and journalist with 17 years of experience writing for various international media outlets, including the BBC, RFE/RL, the Diplomat,... MORE

Shaun Overton

Shaun Overton is an independent analyst specializing in the Arab World. He has just returned from nine months of research in Yemen.

Nihat Ali Ozcan

Dr. Nihat Ali Ozcan is a security policy analyst at the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) and a lecturer at the TOBB University... MORE

Keun-wook Paik

Dr. Keun-Wook Paik is a London-based specialist on Sino-Russian oil and gas relations and is currently an associate fellow at the Royal Institute of International... MORE

Emil Pain

Emil Pain is Director of the Center of Ethnopolitical Studies in Moscow.

Deep Pal

Deep Pal is a Research Intern at Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS and a master’s candidate at The George Washington University. He is... MORE

Jagannath P. Panda

Jagannath P. Panda is a researcher from the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India, where he studies Chinese Military affairs and... MORE

Raffaello Pantucci

Raffaello Pantucci is a Senior Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and the author of the forthcoming We Love Death as You Love... MORE

Prashanth Parameswaran

Prashanth Parameswaran is Associate Editor at The Diplomat magazine and a Ph. D. candidate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University... MORE

Alison Pargeter

Alison Pargeter is a Research Fellow at the International Policy Institue, Kings College London. She has published widely on Libya.

Alison Pargeter

Alison Pargeter is a Research Fellow at the International Policy Institue, Kings College London.

Seung Ho Park

Seung Ho Park is Parkland Chair Professor of Strategy at China Europe International Business School.

Umed Partov

Umed Partov is an expert on security and politics of Central Asia. He is a PhD candidate at the George Mason University School for Conflict... MORE

Gulshan Pashayeva

Dr. Gulshan Pashayeva is Deputy Director of the think tank The Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. She previously... MORE

Vladimir Pastukhov

Vladimir Pastukhov holds a doctorate in political science and is a visiting fellow at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. In the 1990s, he was... MORE

Mikko Patokallio

Mikko Patokallio is a senior contributor at The Ulkopolitist, the leading Finnish blog on foreign and security policy.

Dragan Pavlićević

Dragan Pavlićević hearned a PhD from the University of Nottingham’s School of Contemporary Chinese Studies researching China’s domestic politics. Dragan is currently researching China’s multilateral... MORE

Irina Pavlova

Irina Pavlova is a historian and political analyst with a doctorate in history. She is a former senior research fellow at the Russian Academy of... MORE

Nenad Pejic

Nenad Pejic is Associate Director of Broadcasting for RFE/RL. Prior to joining RFE/RL in 1993 as Director of the South Slavic and Albanian Language Broadcast... MORE

Yuan Peng

Yuan Peng is Deputy Director at the Institute of American Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations and former Visiting Fellow at the Center for... MORE

Ryan Pereira

Ryan Pereira is a 2016 Boren Fellow in the United Arab Emirates researching jihadism and Countering Violent Extremism.

Brian M. Perkins

Brian M. Perkins is a South and Central Asia analyst and freelance journalist specializing in terrorism and sectarian violence.

Alexandros Petersen

Alexandros Petersen was the author of The World Island: Eurasian Geopolitics and the Fate of the West (Praeger: 2011). A scholar of grand strategy and... MORE

Jeremy Peterson

Jeremy Peterson is a Brussel’s based journalist with experience in investigating organized crime in Europe and Russia for EU governments and the Council of Europe.

Nikolay Petrov

Nikolay Petrov is a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, and is chair of the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Society and Regions Program.... MORE

Sebastien Peyrouse

Sebastien Peyrouse is a Research Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and an Associate Scholar at the Institute for International and Strategic... MORE

Sarah Phillips

Sarah Phillips lectures at the Centre for International Security Studies, Sydney University. She lived and worked in Yemen for nearly four years and specializes in... MORE

Carlos Mauricio Pineda Cruz

Carlos Mauricio Pineda Cruz, a former Salvadoran Diplomat who has been posted in Venezuela and Mexico, is currently studying at Oxford University’s Latin American Center.

Andrei Piontkovsky

Andrei Piontkovsky is a Russian scientist, political writer and analyst. He is a member of PEN International and a regular political commentator for the BBC... MORE

Algirde Pipikaite

Algirde Pipikaite is an expert on the Baltic States, especially political and international issues related to Lithuania. Moreover, she has international academic and professional experience... MORE

Avery Plaw

Avery Plaw is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He is the author of several articles on drones and a... MORE

Michaela Pohl

Michaela Pohl, Assistant Professor of History at Vassar College, has written extensively about post-Soviet politics and ethnic relations.

Kevin Pollpeter

Kevin Pollpeter is China Program Manager at Defense Group Inc.’s Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis.

Jeffrey Pool

Jeffrey Pool is a freelance consultant, specializing in security and terrorism issues in the Middle East. He is a former U.S. Army linguist, having received... MORE

Mihai Popșoi

Mihai Popșoi is an expert on Moldova. He runs the blog Moldovanpolitics.com.

Elizabeth Portale

Elizabeth Portale is a Partner at StrateVarious LLC and for this project serves as Senior Project Associate at The Jamestown Foundation. In her consulting work,... MORE

Geoff D. Porter

Dr. Geoff D. Porter was the North Africa analyst with Eurasia Group, a consulting firm that advises corporate, financial services and government clients on political... MORE

James Pothecary

James Pothecary is a Political Risk Analyst specializing in the Middle East with Allan & Associates, an international security consultancy which provides a range of... MORE

Samir Ranjan Pradhan

Samir Ranjan Pradhan, Ph.D., is a Senior Researcher in the GCC Economics and Gulf-Asia Program at the Gulf Research Center, Dubai. He has authored several... MORE

Yauheni Preiherman

Yauheni Preiherman is a foreign policy and security analyst based in Belarus. He is director of the Minsk Dialogue track-II diplomacy initiative and policy director... MORE

Michael Preiss

Mr. Preiss is chief investment strategist for CFC Securities in Hong Kong, and a guest lecturer at the Graduate School of the People's Bank of... MORE

Benjamin S. Purser, III

Benjamin S. Purser, III is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado–Boulder. He previously served as an officer... MORE

Susan Puska

Colonel Susan M. Puska (retired) is a former U.S. Army Attache. She currently works for Defense Group, Inc., in Washington, D.C.

Zhibo Qiu

Zhibo Qiu is a political consultant and researcher, focusing on China’s domestic politics, foreign policy and overseas investment. She holds a master’s degree from the... MORE

Chris Quillen

Chris Quillen is a former analyst in the Counter-Terrorist Center at the Central Intelligence Agency.

Tom Rafferty

Tom Rafferty is Visiting Fellow at Peking University's School of International Studies.

Babak Rahimi

Babak Rahimi received a Ph.D. from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. Dr. Rahimi has also studied at the University of Nottingham and London School... MORE

Waliullah Rahmani

Waliullah Rahmani is a security and political affairs expert specializing in terrorism, insurgency, Afghanistan-Pakistan affairs and Islamic movements. He has led a think-tank in Kabul... MORE

Sudha Ramachandran

Dr. Sudha Ramachandran is an independent researcher and journalist based in Bangalore, India. She has written extensively on South Asian peace and conflict, political and... MORE

William Ratliff

Dr. William Ratliff is a fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and a research fellow at the Independent Institute.

Matthew Reed

Matthew M. Reed is a Middle East specialist at Foreign Reports, Inc., a consulting firm in Washington, DC. More of his commentary can be found... MORE

Jeffrey Reeves

Dr. Jeffrey Reeves is an Associate Professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies. The views expressed are his own.

Kent Regens

Kent Regens is a Financial Consultant with RBC Dain Rauscher. He attended the University of Edinburgh where he received an MSc in International and European... MORE

Zia Ur Rehman

Zia Ur Rehman is a journalist and researcher and works on militancy, human rights and development in Pakistan’s tribal areas. He is a Pakistan Pashtun... MORE

Kacper Rekawek

Kaçper Rekawek is a terrorism analyst at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), and a Paul Wilkinson Memorial Fellow at the Handa Centre for... MORE

Thomas Renard

Thomas Renard is a Research Fellow at Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations

John Reuter

John Reuter is a Fulbright scholar living in Ukraine.

William B. Richards

William B. Richards is Managing Partner of WBR Advisors LLC, which provides strategic advice to financial firms. He has a 40-year career on Wall Street... MORE

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson, a former Asia Editor of the International Herald Tribune, is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. His... MORE

Bruce Riedel

Bruce Riedel is a Senior Fellow in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. He retired in 2006 after 30 years... MORE

Shelley Rigger

Shelley Rigger is the Brown Associate Professor of Political Science at Davidson College. She is the author of two books on Taiwan politics, "Politics in... MORE

Muhyadin Ahmed Roble

Muhyadin Ahmed Roble is a Somali journalist who writes for SomaliaReport and AfricaNews as a correspondent based in Nairobi.

Duncan Rogers

Duncan Rogers is a graduate of King’s College London and currently works for the International Affairs Department of Royal United Services Institute. He has over... MORE

William D. Rollnick

William D. Rollnick is the former chairman of Mattel, Inc., board director, member of their Executive Committee and chairman of their Audit Committee. He is... MORE

David Romano

David Romano is an assistant professor of International Studies at Rhodes College. He is the author of "The Kurdish Nationalist Movement" (2006, Cambridge University Press),... MORE

Mikhail Roshchin

Mikhail Roshchin is a Senior Research Analyst at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Ed Ross

Ed Ross is the President and CEO of EWRoss International LLC, a company that provides global consulting services to clients in the international defense marketplace.... MORE

Jonathan Ross-harrington

Jonathan Ross-Harrington is an analyst for the Intelligence and Terrorism Analysis Group at Applied Marine Technologies Inc (AMTI) and a specialist in Asia-Pacific security and... MORE

Morris Rossabi

Morris Rossabi is the author of Khubilai Khan and numerous other books on China and Mongolia. His latest book, Modern Mongolia: From Khans to Commissars... MORE

Igor Rotar

Igor Rotar is an expert on security, ethnic and religious trends in the North Caucasus and Central Asia. He has previously written for Nezavisimaya Gazeta,... MORE

Animesh Roul

Animesh Roul is the executive director of the New Delhi-based policy research group Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict. He specializes in counterterrorism, radical... MORE

Richard Rousseau

Richard Rousseau, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in international relations at the University of Georgia and columnist for the newspaper The Georgian Times (www.geotimes.ge).

Denny Roy

Dr. Denny Roy is an Asian security analyst based in Honolulu.

Vasili Rukhadze

Vasili Rukhadze holds a Ph.D. in political science at Kent State University, where he also teaches currently. He earned an M.A. in political science from... MORE

Michael W. S. Ryan

Dr. Michael W. S. Ryan is an independent consultant and researcher on Middle Eastern security issues and a Senior Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation. He... MORE

Gulmira Rzayeva

Gulmira Rzayeva is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies (SAM), Azerbaijan, as well as a Research Associate at the Oxford Institute... MORE

Juha Saarinen

Juha Saarinen is a researcher focusing on violent Islamism and Middle Eastern politics. He currently works at the Finnish Middle East Consulting Group and the... MORE

Giray Sadik

Giray Sadik received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia. Dr. Sadik's research interests include U.S.-Turkish relations, transatlantic relations, foreign policy-domestic politics... MORE

Zabikhulla S. Saipov

Zabikhulla Saipov is an independent Central Asian researcher with no political or institutional affiliation. The views are the author’s own.

Vijay Sakhuja

Vijay Sakhuja, Ph.D., is Director (Research) at the Indian Council of World Affairs, New Delhi.

Mohamed Redzuan Salleh

Mohamed Redzuan Salleh is a Research Analyst at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He is concurrently pursuing his... MORE

Mohammad Salman

Mohammad Salman is Ph.D. research fellow at the Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies (BICCS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). His research focuses on Strategic Hedging... MORE

Jean-Loup Samaan

Jean-Loup Samaan is a researcher in the Middle East Department of the NATO Defense College (Italy).

Jean-Loup Samaan

Jean-Loup is a researcher at the NATO Defense College (Rome, Italy). He holds a PhD in political science from the University of Paris - La... MORE

Ryskeldi Satke

Ryskeldi Satke is a freelance contributor with research institutions and news organizations in the United States, Central Asia, Caucasus and Turkey.

Peter Y. Sato

Ambassador Peter Yoshiyasu Sato served as the Japanese Ambassador to Beijing from 1995 to 1998. He is currently the vice president of Japan-China Friendship Association... MORE

Anvar Sattori

Anvar Sattori is an expert on Tajikistan and security issues in Central Asia.

Phillip C. Saunders

Phillip C. Saunders, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Research Fellow and Acting Research Director at the National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies. The views... MORE

Yevgen Sautin

Yevgen Sautin currently works in the finance sector. He received an M.A. from the University of Chicago and speaks and reads Chinese and Russian. Mr.... MORE

Julie Sawyer

Julie Sawyer is a Research Assistant at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

A.R. Sayyid

A. R. Sayyid is the editor of The Somali War Monitor Blog http://www.somaliwarmonitor.wordpress.com

Ahren Schaefer

Ahren Schaefer is a Foreign Affairs Research Analyst at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research.

Michael Scheuer

Michael Scheuer served in the CIA for 22 years before resigning in 2004. He served as the Chief of the bin Laden Unit at the... MORE

Charles Schmitz

Charles Schmitz is a specialist on Yemen and Arab political economy at Towson University, Baltimore, MD.

Rachel Schneller

Rachel Schneller is a diplomat in residence at the Council on Foreign Relations. She joined the State Department in 2001 as a Foreign Service Officer... MORE

Clive Schofield

Clive Schofield, Ph.D., is QEII Research Fellow and Associate Professor at the Australian Centre for Ocean Resource and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, Australia, where... MORE

Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz is a frequent commentator on terrorism and related issues in national periodicals and websites. He is also the author of nine books on... MORE

Emanuele Scimia

Emanuele Scimia is an independent journalist and geopolitical analyst.

Andrew Scobell

Dr. Andrew Scobell is Associate Professor of International Affairs at the George H. W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.... MORE

Emma Scott

Emma Scott is an Affiliate Researcher to the Centre for Chinese Studies in Stellenbosch University, South Africa. She is also a Defense and Security Freelance... MORE

Kevin C. Scott

Kevin C. Scott is the Center Administrator of the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution.

James Scott

James Scott is an expert on Central Asian security issues.

Alexander Sehmer

Alexander Sehmer is the editor of the Jamestown Foundation's Terrorism Monitor. He works as a journalist and consultant, and is the co-founder of the political... MORE

Katharina Seibel

Katharina Seibel is a Beijing-based research intern with the China and Global Security Project at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Thomas Sesin

Thomas Sesin studied Chinese at Franklin and Marshall College and spent a semester at Beijing Foreign Language Studies University. He is currently writing a book... MORE

Wali Shaaker

Born in Kabul-Afghanistan, Wali Shaaker is an adjunct policy analyst with RAND Corporation. He has served as an Associate Professor at Defense Language Institute, as... MORE

Tayyab Ali Shah

Tayyab Ali Shah is a free lance political and policy analyst. He is a Pashtun from Pakistan and has Masters degrees in Political Science, Business... MORE

Adrian Shahbaz

Adrian Shahbaz is a freelance Middle East analyst and contributing writer at Fair Observer, an international affairs website.

Farkhad Sharip

Farkhad Sharip is an independent journalist who lives in Alma-Aty, Kazakhstan.

Mohammad Shehzad

Mohammad Shehzad is an independent researcher in Pakistan with years of experience reporting on jihadi groups.

Dingli Shen

Shen Dingli is a professor and Director of Center for American Studies at Fudan University. He is also the Executive Dean of Fudan’s Institute of... MORE

Eric Y. Shibuya

Eric Y. Shibuya is Associate Professor of Strategic Studies at the Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University and a longtime specialist on Oceania. His... MORE

Yitzhak Shichor

Dr. Yitzhak Shichor is Professor of East Asian Studies and Political Science at the University of Haifa, and Senior Fellow, the Harry S Truman Research... MORE

Erich Shih

Erich Shih is currently the Washington Bureau Chief of TVBS Network, a leading cable news channel in Taiwan. From 2003-2004, he was a Visiting Fellow... MORE

Victor Shih

Victor Shih is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. His areas of expertise are Chinese political economy, banking reforms, and privatization.

Takuya Shimodaira

Takuya Shimodaira, JMSDF Captain, is currently the first JMSDF Liaison Officer assigned as an International Fellow at the Naval War College. He earned an MA... MORE

David Shinn

During his 37 years at the Department of State, David Shinn served as Desk Officer for Somalia, Djibouti, and assistant for Ethiopia, State Department coordinator... MORE

Zaur Shiriyev

Zaur Shiriyev is an Academy Associate at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London. He was a senior research fellow at ADA... MORE

Murad Batal al- Shishani

Murad Batal al-Shishani is an Islamic groups and terrorism issues analyst based in London. He is a specialist on Islamic Movements in the Middle East... MORE

Shin Shoji

Shin Shoji graduated from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He currently works as the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Analyst for NHK... MORE

Aaron Shraberg

Aaron Shraberg is a Research Associate with DGI's Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis. His work focuses on China's science and technology policies, research and... MORE

Vadim Shtepa

Vadim Shtepa is an Estonian-based freelance journalist, whose main research interests include Russian federalism and regionalism. He is a regular author for web-journals and newspapers,... MORE

Stephen Shue

Stephen Shue is Senior Researcher of Boodc, a knowledge-based advisory firm in China

Sharif Shuja

Sharif Shuja is Research Associate in the Global Terrorism Research Unit at Monash University in Australia.

Abubakar Siddique

Abubakar Siddique is a journalist with RFE/RL and the author of The Pashtun Question: The Unresolved Key to the Future of Pakistan and Afghanistan (London:... MORE

Pascale Combelles Siegel

Pascale Combelles Siegel is a Virginia-based independent defense consultant specializing in perception management.

Karla Simon

Karla W. Simon is Chair of ICCSL and Affiliated Scholar at NYU’s US-Asia Law Institute. She is taking up a Visiting Scholar position at Harvard’s... MORE

Bhartendu Kumar Singh

Bhartendu Kumar Singh, Ph.D., is in the Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS)and serving on deputation with the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS). The views expressed... MORE

Julie Sirrs

Julie Sirrs was the editor of the Terrorism Monitor. Prior to that, she was an analyst focusing on Central and South Asia for the Defense... MORE

Thomas Skypek

Thomas M. Skypek is a Washington-based defense analyst who specializes in military transformation, deterrence and U.S. defense policy. He has supported research and analysis efforts... MORE

Andrei Smirnov

Andrei Smirnov is an independent journalist covering the North Caucasus. He is based in Russia.

Anthony Smith

Anthony L. Smith is an Associate Research Professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawaii. The views expressed in this article are those of... MORE

Myles G. Smith

Myles G. Smith is an analyst and consultant based in Central Asia.

Anton Smitsendonk

Dr. Anton Smitsendonk is currently commissioner for Thailand and Indonesia in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and was previously Ambassador of the Netherlands to... MORE

Clinton I. Smullyan

Clinton I. Smullyan is the Chairman and CEO of Mosbacher Properties Group LLC, which is involved in real property development, ownership and management.

Scott Snyder

Scott Snyder is author of the newly-published China’s Rise and the Two Koreas and Director of the Center for U.S.-Korea Policy at The Asia Foundation.... MORE

Vladimir Socor

Vladimir Socor is a Senior Fellow of the Washington-based Jamestown Foundation and its flagship publication, Eurasia Daily Monitor (1995 to date), where he writes analytical... MORE
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Vladimir Socor

Vladimir Socor is a Senior Fellow of the Washington-based Jamestown Foundation and its flagship publication, Eurasia Daily Monitor (1995 to date), where he writes analytical... MORE

Camilla T. N. Soerensen

Camilla T. N. Soerensen is a research fellow at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She is currently a visiting research fellow... MORE

Erika Solem

Erika Solem is a Ph. D. Fellow at the Potomac Foundation where she supports the research efforts on the China’s 21st Century Strategic Arsenal project.... MORE

John Solomon

John Solomon is Head of Terrorism Research for World-Check, a provider of structured risk-related intelligence. He was formerly with the Centre for the Study of... MORE

Göktuğ Sönmez

Göktuğ Sönmez is a PhD Candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London and a visiting researcher at the Center... MORE

Dan Southerland

Dan Southerland is the Vice President of Programming and Executive Editor of Radio Free Asia (RFA). Prior to joining RFA, he was The Washington Post's... MORE

Ebi Spahiu

Ebi Spahiu is a human rights activist and an analyst of Western Balkans and Central Asian affairs, currently based in Tirana, Albania. She has worked... MORE

Joseph Spears

K. Joseph Spears has degrees in biology, economics and law and is a principal of the Horseshoe Bay Marine Group. He recently contributed to the... MORE

James Spencer

James Spencer is a retired infantry commander who specialised in low intensity conflict. He is a strategic analyst on political, security and trade issues of... MORE

Trevor Stanley

Trevor Stanley researches Islamic terrorism. He is the Editor of Perspectives on World History and Current Events

Jules Stewart

Jules Stewart is an author and freelance journalist based in London. During the 20 years he worked in Spain, he had frequent contact with ETA... MORE

Erik Stier

Erik Stier is a freelance journalist based in Sana'a, Yemen. His work has appeared in Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor and... MORE

Robert Stiles

Robert Stiles earned his Master of Arts in History in 2007. He graduated from Angelo State University with a Master of Security Studies.

Harvey Stockwin

Harvey Stockwin has been reporting and analysing Asian developments since 1955. Currently he broadcasts a weekly 15-minute talk "Reflections From Asia" for Radio Television Hong... MORE

Ian Storey

Ian Storey is Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore and the author of Southeast Asia and the Rise of China: The Search... MORE

Austin Strange

Austin Strange is a researcher at the China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI) of the U.S. Naval War College and a research associate at AidData. He... MORE

Austin Strange

Austin M. Strange is a Ph.D. student in Harvard University’s Department of Government and a Research Associate at AidData, a research and innovation lab of... MORE

Thomas Strouse

Thomas Strouse is a Director at Foreign Reports Inc., an oil consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. At Foreign Reports, he contributes to the firm’s... MORE

Sergey Sukhankin

Sergey Sukhankin is a historian from Kaliningrad and Associate Expert at the International Centre for Policy Studies (Kyiv). His area of scientific interest primarily concerns... MORE

Sadia Sulaiman

Sadia Sulaiman is a research analyst in World-Check's Terrorism and Insurgency Research Unit where she specializes on sub-state groups active in South and Central Asia.... MORE

Ruslanbek Sultanov

Ruslanbek Sultanov is a freelance writer based in Chechnya who covers the security and human rights situation inside Chechnya.

Steven Y. Sun

Mr. Steven Y. Sun is currently the head China analyst for G7 Group, a Washington-based political and economic research and advisory firm.

Alexander Sungurov

Alexander Sungurov is Professor and Head of Applied Political Science in the Department of Political Science at the National Research University Higher School of Economics,... MORE

Robert Sutter

Robert Sutter is Professor of Practice of International Affairs at the Elliott School of George Washington University. Sutter's government career (1968-2001) involved work on Asian... MORE

Christopher Swift

Mr. Swift is a doctoral candidate in the Center of International Studies at the University of Cambridge. His current research interests include the evolution of... MORE

Leonid Sykiyanen

Dr. Sykiyanen is a professor at the Institute of State and Law at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.

David Szerlip

David Szerlip received his MA in Asian Studies from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University in May 2010. He has... MORE

Michael Taarnby

Michael Taarnby is a research fellow at the Danish Institute for International Studies with a specialization in political and militant Islamism.

Muhammad Tahir

Muhammad Tahir is currently a Washington Correspondent at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), while in DC, Muhammad mainly covers events relevant to his target region... MORE

Farhat Taj

Farhat Taj is a Ph.D. Research Fellow, University of Oslo and a newspaper columnist in Pakistan. She is the director of the documentary film “Waziristan-... MORE

Tiina Tarvainen

Tiina Tarvainen is a researcher at the Research Group for Conflicts and Terrorism at the University of Turku, Finland.

Camille Tawil

Camille Tawil is an investigative journalist for al-Hayat newspaper in London where he has worked for the past seventeen years. Mr. Tawil joined al-Hayat newspaper... MORE

Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor is an Associate Professor in the School of International Relations, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and a Visiting Professor at the University of... MORE

Donald Temple

Donald Temple is a research assistant at the RAND Corporation specializing in national security.

Eric Teo Chu Cheow

Dr Eric Teo Chu Cheow, a business consultant and strategist based in Singapore, is also Council Secretary of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA).

Marta Ter

Marta Ter is a Slavic philologist and holds an M.A. in International Relations, Security and Development. Currently, she is a researcher at Observatorio Eurasia (University... MORE

Udit Thakur

Udit Thakur is a freelance writer and researcher, currently based in Mumbai by way of Washington, DC. He writes on issues of religion, politics, and... MORE

Michal Thim

Michal Thim is a Research Fellow at the Prague-based think-tank Association for International Affairs, a member of CIMSEC, and an Asia-Pacific Desk Contributing Analyst for... MORE

Drew Thompson

Drew Thompson is the Director of China Studies and Starr Senior Fellow at The Nixon Center in Washington, DC. He was formerly the National Director... MORE

Chris Thompson

Chris Thompson is the research and administrative manager at the Brenthurst Foundation.

John Thorne

John Thorne is a journalist based in Tunis. He has covered North Africa since 2006.

Levi Tillemann

Levi Tillemann is a Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University SAIS and an associate at Cambridge Energy Research Associates. Levi is currently writing a dissertation... MORE

John Tkacik

John Tkacik is Research Fellow in China Policy in the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation

Fatima Tlis

Fatima Tlisova is a Human Rights Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Tlisova is an independent journalist... MORE

Daniel Tobin

Daniel Tobin is an analyst with the Department of Defense. The views expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not reflect the... MORE

Igor Torbakov

Igor Torbakov is a freelance journalist and researcher who specializes in CIS political affairs. He holds an MA in History from Moscow State University and... MORE

Igor Torbakov

Igor Torbakov is a Senior Researcher at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in Helsinki. A trained historian, he specializes in Russian and Eurasian history... MORE

Stefano Maria Torelli

Stefano Maria Torelli, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow at the Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and a member of the Italian Centre for the... MORE

Jacob Townsend

Jacob Townsend has been a consultant to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Central Asia, Afghanistan and the Asia-Pacific. He is currently... MORE

Tetiana Tretiak

Tetiana Tretiak is an independent Ukrainian economic and political analyst.

Sergei Troush

Dr. Sergei Troush is the Senior Fellow of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. He is specializing in China's foreign and domestic politics, China's energy... MORE

Michael M. Tsai

Michael M. Tsai, Ph.D., served in the government of Taiwan as the minister of national defense, deputy secretary-general of the National Security Council and deputy... MORE

Mamuka Tsereteli

Dr. Mamuka Tsereteli is an assistant professor at the School of International Service. He teaches classes on International Relations of Russia and Central Eurasia, Energy... MORE

Kevin Jianjun Tu

Kevin Jianjun Tu is a senior associate in the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he leads Carnegie’s work on China’s energy and climate policies.... MORE

Paul Tumelty

Paul Tumelty is a researcher specializing in the Russian North Caucasus, the Caucasus and Central Asia. He holds an MPhil in Russian and East European... MORE

Aybeniz Turan

Aybeniz Turan is an expert on the South Caucasus and an analyst for The Jamestown Foundation.

Jennifer L. Turner

Dr. Jennifer L. Turner has directed the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars since 1999. In addition to editing the... MORE

Jennifer M. Turner

Jennifer M. Turner is a graduate student in China Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She previously served as a Navy civilian... MORE

John Ty Grubbs

John Ty Grubbs served as a Human Terrain Analyst in Khost and Paktia in 2011. He previously worked for the Joint IED Defeat Organization and... MORE

Stephen Ulph

Stephen Ulph is a Senior Fellow with The Jamestown Foundation. One of the preeminent analysts of the Islamic world, Mr. Ulph specializes in the economic... MORE

Seyitbek Usmanov

Seyitbek Usmanov is the Head of Research at the Central Asian Free Market Institute

Lawrence Uzzell

Lawrence A. Uzzell is a senior Jamestown Foundation fellow who opened Jamestown's Moscow office in 1992. A specialist in the former Soviet Union since 1989,... MORE

Anar Valiyev

Anar Valiyev holds Ph.D. in Urban and Public Affairs from University of Louisville in Kentucky. His areas of interest include urban terrorism, public policy of... MORE

Michelle Van Cleave

Michelle Van Cleave, a member of Jamestown’s Board of Directors, served as the National Counterintelligence Executive under President George W. Bush. As the head of... MORE

Daan Van Der Schriek

Daan van der Schriek is a freelance journalist based in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has covered Central Asia and the Caucasus for several years. He holds... MORE

Willem Van Kemenade

Willem van Kemenade is a visiting senior fellow with The Netherlands Institute of International Relations, specializing in China’s global strategic relations.

Guy Van Vlierden

Guy Van Vlierden is a journalist for the Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws. He specializes in issues relating to terrorist and extremism and also covers... MORE

Wladimir van Wilgenburg

Wladimir van Wilgenburg is a political analyst specializing in issues concerning Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Turkey with a particular focus on Kurdish politics. In 2011... MORE

Oleg Varfolomeyev

Oleg Varfolomeyev is a journalist based in Kyiv, Ukraine. He covers economic and political developments in Ukraine and Belarus for analytical network CEEMarketWatch and also... MORE

Abigaël Vasselier

Abigaël Vasselier is the Asia and China program coordinator at the European Council on Foreign Relations. She graduated in a Master’s degree in Asian Politics... MORE

Alexei Vassiliev

Dr. Alexei Vassiliev is Director of the Institute of African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Alex Vatanka

Alex Vatanka is a scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C., where he focuses on Iran. He also lectures as a Senior Fellow... MORE

Alex Vatanka

Alex Vatanka specializes in Middle Eastern affairs with a particular focus on Iranian regional and foreign policy. From 2006 to 2010, he was the managing... MORE

Mairbek Vatchagaev

Dr. Mairbek Vatchagaev is a noted Chechen historian and political analyst on the North Caucasus and a former senior ranking official in the Chechen government... MORE

William van der Veen

William van der Veen is a strategic communications professional with experience across a range of industries. He has previously worked with United Nations Women and... MORE

Cavid Veliyev

Cavid Veliyev is a senior research fellow in the Foreign Policy Analysis Department at the Baku-based Center for Strategic Studies (SAM) under the President of... MORE

Dan Verton

Dan Verton is the Founder of Homeland Security Television, an award-winning journalist, and author of five books, including The Insider: A True Story and Black... MORE

Lorenzo Vidino

Lorenzo Vidino is an analyst at the Investigative Project on Terrorism and the Jebsen Center at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He... MORE

Laurent Vinatier

Laurent Vinatier is an expert on the Chechen conflict, Russia and Central Asia. A Ph.D. candidate at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, he is author... MORE

Reidar Visser

Reidar Visser is a research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and editor of the Iraq website http://www.historiae.org. His books include "Basra, The... MORE

Evgeny Vodichev

Evgeny Vodichev is a science policy analyst, historian of science, and human geographer. He holds a doctorate in history from the Russian Academy of Sciences.... MORE

Denis Volkov

Denis Volkov is a sociologist and analyst at the Levada Center, an independent polling organization and think tank based in Moscow. He has authored several... MORE

David Volodzko

David Volodzko is the national editor for the JoongAng Daily, the New York Times’ affiliate in South Korea, a writer for The Diplomat, where he... MORE

George Voloshin

George Voloshin is an international affairs expert widely published on issues related to Eurasian politics, with a special focus on Central Asia. More information about... MORE

Enzio Von Pfeil

Mr. von Pfeil is chairman and CEO of Commercial Economics in Hong Kong.

Wilson VornDick

Commander Wilson VornDick received a B.A. from George Washington University and studied at East China Normal University in Shanghai. His assignments include the Chinese Maritime... MORE

Alden Wahlstrom

Alden Wahlstrom is a Program Associate for Jamestown's Global Terrorism Analysis program and assists with editing the Terrorism Monitor and Militant Leadership Monitor publications. He... MORE

Arthur Waldron

Arthur Waldron has been the Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, since 1997. He works mostly... MORE

Arthur Waldron

Arthur Waldron has been the Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, since 1997. He works mostly... MORE

Tomas Wallenius

Tomas Wallenius is a senior contributor at The Ulkopolitist, the leading Finnish blog on foreign and security policy.

Meiyang Wang

Wang Meiyan is an associate professor at the Institute of Population and Labor Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Vincent Wang

Vincent Wei-cheng Wang is Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Richmond. He has published over sixty scholarly articles and book chapters... MORE

Jyh-Perng Wang

Jyh-Perng Wang is the Deputy Executive Director of the Cross-Strait Peace Research Center for at Shu-Te University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Dong Wang

Dong Wang is an Associate Professor at School of International Studies and Director of the Center for Northeast Asian Strategic Studies, Peking University.

Yaqiu Wang

Yaqiu Wang researches and writes about civil society and human rights in China.

Fa-Shen Vincent Wang

Fa-Shen Vincent Wang graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with honors and currently works at a think tank in Washington, D.C. Vincent has also... MORE

Jonathan Ward

Jonathan Ward studied Russian and Chinese at Columbia University, as well as at Beijing University and St. Petersburg State University. He is currently a doctoral... MORE

Eric Watkins

Eric Watkins, who writes on oil, shipping and terrorism, is the first Western person ever allowed to reside in Yemen as a foreign correspondent. Altogether,... MORE

Cynthia Watson

Cynthia Watson, Ph.D., is Chairwoman and Professor in Security Studies at the National War College. The views expressed in this article are those of Cynthia... MORE

Carl Anthony Wege

Carl Anthony Wege is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Coastal Georgia Community College in Brunswick, Georgia. He has published articles on the Abu... MORE

Wang Wei-fang

Wang Wei-fang is the Counselor of Research at the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission in Taiwan. She is also Assistant Professor at Lung-hwa University.

Ari Weisfuse

Ari Weisfuse is an independent analyst based out of New York City, who is interested on relations between al-Qaeda and Iran. He wrote his thesis... MORE

Richard Weitz

Richard Weitz, Ph.D., is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC. Dr. Weitz would... MORE

Bestman Wellington

Bestman Wellington is a Nigerian journalist, a small arms researcher and an analyst based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in the Niger Delta.

Robert Wesley

Robert Wesley is a terrorism analyst specializing in emerging trends in Islamist militancy and weapons of mass destruction.

Sunguta West

Sunguta West is an independent journalist based in Nairobi.

David G. Wiencek

David G. Wiencek is President of International Security Group, Inc., and co-editor of Asian Security Handbook: Terrorism and the New Security Environment (M.E. Sharpe, Inc.,... MORE

Dennis Wilder

Dennis C. Wilder, a visiting fellow in the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution, served as China director and then senior director... MORE

Brian Glyn Williams

Dr. Brian Glyn Williams is Associate Professor of Islamic History at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. His interactive web page can be found at: www.brianglynwilliams.com.

Matthew Willis

Matthew Willis is a Research Associate at the Royal United Services Institute, where he focuses on the Arctic as a region of emerging strategic importance.... MORE

S. Enders Wimbush

S. Enders Wimbush is Distinguished Senior Fellow, The Jamestown Foundation, and Partner, StrateVarious LLC. From 2011 to 2012, he served as Senior Director, Foreign Policy... MORE

Hugo Winckler

Hugo Winckler is a legal consultant in the Greater China Area. He holds LLM and LLB degrees from Paris II Law School, an MBA from... MORE

Joel Wing

Joel Wing is an Iraq analyst based in Oakland, California who runs the blog Musings on Iraq: http://musingsoniraq.blogspot.com/

Charlie Winter

Charlie Winter leads the jihadism research unit at London-based counter-extremism think tank, the Quilliam Foundation.

Peter Wood

Peter Wood is a Program Associate for China at The Jamestown Foundation and also serves as the Editor of China Brief. Prior to coming to... MORE

Jau-shieh Joseph Wu

Jaushieh Joseph Wu is a research fellow at the Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan. He previously served in the Taiwan government... MORE

Ting Xu

Ting Xu is a Senior Project Manager with the Bertelsmann Foundation in Washington, DC.

Chen Yali

Chen Yali is the Editor-in-Chief of Washington Observer, an independent Chinese-language weekly magazine on American foreign policy and politics based in Washington DC.

Alan Yang

Alan Yang, Ph.D., is the grantee of Fellowships for Doctoral Candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences (2006-2007) at the Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies... MORE

Alan H. Yang

Dr. Alan H. Yang is an Assistant Research Fellow with the Institute of International Relations at National Cheng-chi University.

Andrew Nien-Dzu Yang

Andrew Nien-Dzu Yang is an Assistant Professor at National Sun Yat-sen University and a Senior Adviser for the Republic of China’s National Security Council. He... MORE

Zi Yang

Zi Yang is an independent researcher and consultant on China affairs. His research centers on Chinese internal security issues. He holds a M.A. from Georgetown... MORE

Christopher Yeaw

Christopher Yeaw is an Associate Professor in the Warfare Analysis and Research Department at the U.S. Naval War College.

Marat Yermukanov

Marat Yermukanov is a journalist working for the Russian-language private newspaper "Panorama Nedely" in Petropavlovsk, North Kazakhstan, and is also a regional correspondent for the... MORE

Daniel Yoon

Daniel Yoon is a Chinese linguist–analyst at DGI. He is a graduate of Tufts University and formerly a visiting student at the Fletcher School of... MORE

Toshi Yoshihara

Toshi Yoshihara is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College and co-author of Chinese Naval Strategy in the 21st Century: The Turn... MORE

Michael Young

Michael Young is opinion editor at the Daily Star newspaper in Lebanon, and a contributing editor at Reason magazine in the U.S. He is a... MORE

Cathy Young

Cathy Young is a research assistant at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

Maochun Yu

Yu Maochun, Ph.D., is Professor of East Asia and Military History at the US Naval Academy. Views expressed are his own.

Jingdong Yuan

Dr. Jingdong Yuan is an associate professor at the Centre for International Security Studies, University of Sydney. His latest publication is “Beijing’s Balancing Act: Courting... MORE

Rahimullah Yusufzai

Rahimullah Yusufzai is Resident Editor of The News International, a daily newspaper in Peshawar.

Farhan Zahid

Farhan Zahid has done his Ph.D. in Counter Terrorism (Topic: Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist violent Non-State Actors in Pakistan and their relationship with Islamist Parties) from Vrije... MORE

Chris Zambelis

Chris Zambelis is a Senior Analyst specializing in Middle East affairs for Helios Global, Inc., a risk management group based in the Washington, D.C. area.... MORE

Andrew Zammit

Andrew Zammit is a researcher at Monash University’s Global Terrorism Research Centre.

Catherine Zara Raymond

Catherine Zara Raymond is an Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies (IDSS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Yuri Zarakhovich

As the first and so far only Russian correspondent for TIME magazine since August 1988, Zarakhovich has been covering events like the breakup of the... MORE

Vasily Zatsepin

Vasily Zatsepin is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department for Military Economics, Institute for the Economy in Transition, Moscow.

Arnold Zeitlin

Arnold Zeitlin is the Managing Director at Editorial Research & Reporting Associates (ERRA) and Visiting Professor for the Department of Journalism at Guangdong University of... MORE

Jacob Zenn

Jacob Zenn is an analyst of African and Eurasian Affairs for The Jamestown Foundation and consultant on countering violent extremism, international law of freedom of... MORE

Xuegang Zhang

Mr. Zhang Xuegang is an Associate Professor in China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR). He specializes in Southeast Asian security studies and China-U.S.-ASEAN trilateral... MORE

Xiaoming Zhang

Xiaoming Zhang, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Leadership and Strategy at the Air War College, teaching strategy, and subjects on China... MORE

Sufian Zhemukhov

Sufian Zhemukhov is currently a visiting scholar at George Washington University.

Hang Zhou

Zhou Hang is a Beijing-based researcher with the China and Global Security Project at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Mr. Zhou’s research focuses on China-Africa... MORE

Zunyou Zhou

Dr. Zunyou Zhou is a senior researcher and head of the China section at Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law and... MORE

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Taleh Ziyadov is a research fellow at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cambridge (UK).

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Dr. Sherifa Zuhur is Research Professor of Islamic and Regional Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College. She is also... MORE