Adnan Aamir

Adnan Aamir is a journalist and researcher based in Pakistan. He has written extensively on the Belt and Road Initiative for Nikkei Asian Review, Financial... MORE

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

Ben Abboudi

Ben Abboudi is the Middle East and North Africa Threat Analyst at Healix International. He has lived and studied in the Middle East and has... 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

Dana E Abizaid

Dana E Abizaid has worked for twelve years in Central Asia and Turkey. Currently, he teaches history at the Istanbul International Community School. He is... MORE

Mariam Abou Zahab

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

Eduard Abrahamyan

Eduard Abrahamyan is a defense policy and regional security analyst with emphasis on the Black Sea, South Caucasus and Central Asia. He is Doctoral Research... MORE

Zachary Abuza

Zachary Abuza is a professor at the National War College, where he specializes in Southeast Asian Security issues. 

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.

Osama Ahmad

Osama Ahmad is an Islamabad-based freelance journalist. He writes about militancy, geopolitics, cybercrime & terrorism, organized crime, technology, human rights, gender disparities, climate change, political... MORE

Naghi Ahmadov

Naghi Ahmadov is an expert at the Baku-based Center for Analysis of International Relations (AIR Center), where he focuses on international security with a special... MORE

Shujaat Ahmadzada

Shujaat Ahmadzada is a research fellow at Topchubashov Center, a Baku-based think tank. Ahmadzada has a bachelor's degree in international relations from the Academy of... MORE

Isaac Ahmed

Isaac Ahmed is an Iraqi journalist based in Baghdad. He has covered Iraq’s main stories from sectarian violence through the emergence of IS and its... MORE

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

Shehab al-Makahleh

Shehab Al-Makahleh is a senior media and policy adviser in Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. He has been working for a number of media... MORE

Fuad Alakbarov

Fuad Alakbarov is an independent foreign policy analyst with emphasis on South Caucasus, Central Asia and Africa.

Fuad Alakbarov

Fuad Alakbarov is an independent foreign policy analyst with a focus on the South Caucasus, Central Asia, and Africa. Mr. Alakbarov graduated from Glasgow Caledonian... 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).

Nuray Alekberli-Museyibova

Nuray Alekberli-Museyibova is a researcher at the Strategic Studies Consulting Company in Azerbaijan. Her research interests cover economic reforms, regional economic integration, energy security, regional... MORE

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,

Nurlan Aliyev

Nurlan Aliyev is a PhD Candidate/Researcher at the Institute of International Relations of the University of Warsaw. From 2000 to 2017, He worked as an... MORE

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

Kenneth Allen

Kenneth W. Allen is a retired U.S. Air Force officer, whose extensive service abroad includes a tour in China as the Assistant Air Attaché. He... MORE

T.S. Allen

T.S. Allen is a freelance analyst who previously served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army and has extensive experience with information warfare, cyberspace... MORE

Jana Allen

Jana Allen is an Independent Research Analyst and a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. A Chinese linguist, she has a B.S. from... 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.

Fatemeh Aman

Fatemeh Aman is a non-resident senior fellow at the Middle East Institute. She has written on Iranian, Afghan, and broader Middle Eastern affairs for over... MORE

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.

Danny Anderson

Danny Anderson is a former Europe-Eurasia Intern at The Jamestown Foundation and currently works for the National Endowment for Democracy. He studied at American University's... MORE

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

Marcel Angliviel de la Beaumelle

Marcel Angliviel de la Beaumelle is an independent researcher who has worked at the Center for New American Security and the Jamestown Foundation. He is... 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

Alessandro Arduino

Dr. Alessandro Arduino is co-director of the Security & Crisis Management Program at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences – UNITO.

Stephen Armitage

Stephen Armitage is a former DOD analyst, US expat and researcher primarily focused on Chinese information operations and emerging tech.

Richard Arnold

Richard Arnold teaches at Muskingum University and is a member of the PONARS network.  He is the author of Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence: Symbolic Violence,... 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.

Jorma Arvidson

Jorma Arvidson specializes on geopolitics and terrorism in the greater Middle East.

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

Ali Askarov

Ali Askarov is an Associate Professor in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Dr. Askarov previously... 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 Senior Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation. She is a regular contributor to the Jamestown publication Eurasia Daily Monitor on political and energy security developments in... 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

Emil Avdaliani

Emil Avdaliani is a professor at European University. His research focuses on great powers’ interests in the Middle East and the Caucasus. Avdaliani is also the author... MORE

Leah Averitt

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

Mokhtar Awad

Mokhtar Awad is a Research Fellow in the Program on Extremism at George Washington University. Previously he was a Research Associate at the Center for... MORE

Soumya Awasthi

Soumya Awasthi is a member of the expert group at the Centre on Armed Groups, Geneva. Her research interests include counter-terrorism, de-radicalization, South Asian strategic... MORE

Hekmatullah Azamy

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

Ali Zahid

Ali Zahid is a freelance columnist covering Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Sajid Aziz

Sajid Aziz is a researcher whose work revolves around security and foreign policy issues. He had previously worked as a Consultant at the Strategic Policy... MORE