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

Ihor Kabanenko

Ihor Kabanenko is a retired admiral with the Ukrainian Navy. From 1983 to 1990, he served in the Soviet Navy in various positions up to... MORE

Sirwan Kajjo

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

Vali Kaleji

Dr. Vali Kaleji is an expert on Central Asia and Caucasian Studies in Tehran, Iran. His recent publications in Persian include: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization... 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 B. Kania is an adjunct fellow with the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, where she focuses... MORE

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

Theodore Karasik

Dr. Theodore Karasik is the Fellow on Russian and Middle Eastern Affairs at the Jamestown Foundation. He is also currently a Senior Advisor to Gulf... 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

Can Kasapoglu

Dr. Can Kasapoglu is a defense analyst.  Dr. Kasapoglu holds a M.Sci. degree from the Turkish Military Academy and a Ph.D. from the Turkish War College.... 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

Omar Kebbe

Omar Kebbe is a Middle East and North Africa Analyst at Navanti Group, a geopolitical risk firm specializing in hard-to-access areas, and graduate of George... 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.

Conor Kennedy

Conor Kennedy is an Instructor at the China Maritime Studies Institute of the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He received his MA... MORE

Thomas Kent

Thomas Kent is the former president and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and a specialist in Russian affairs and international journalism. In a lengthy... MORE

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 (1942-2021) retired from federal service in September 2009 and then worked as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Kansas. He received... MORE

Peter Kirechu

Peter Kirechu is the former director of the Conflict Finance and Irregular Threats Program at the Center for Advanced and Defense Studies (C4ADS). He is... MORE

Ksenia Kirillova

Ksenia Kirillova is an investigative journalist and analyst focused on analyzing Russian society and mechanisms of action of Russian propaganda (including in the US) along... MORE

Maryanne Kivlehan-Wise

Maryanne Kivlehan-Wise is director of the China Studies Program at CNA. The views expressed are her own and do not reflect the position of CNA... MORE

Ondřej Klimeš

Ondřej Klimeš is a researcher at the Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, where he focuses on China and Xinjiang politics, propaganda, and... MORE

David Knox

David Knox is a Senior Geopolitical and Military Affairs Specialist for the Department of Defense.

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

Srikanth Kondapalli

Srikanth Kondapalli is the Dean of School of International Studies and a Professor of China studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

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

Sanna Kopra

Dr. Sanna Kopra is a Senior Researcher at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland, Finland, and a Senior Fellow at The Arctic Institute,... 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

Daniel Koss

Daniel Koss is a research scholar and lecturer at Harvard’s Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. He works on political parties and their history,... 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

Meaghan Koudelka

Meaghan Koudelka is currently serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in southern Morocco and is an associate of the Institute for the Study of Counter-Terrorism... MORE

Annie Kowalewski

Annie Kowalewski received her MA from Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies. She focuses on PLA modernization, Chinese military strategy, and US defense policy in... MORE

Bartosz Kowalski

Bartosz Kowalski is an assistant professor at the Department of Asian Studies of the University of Łódź, Poland, and researcher of its Center for Asian... MORE

Nikolay Kozhanov

Nikolay Kozhanov is an academy associate at the Russia and Eurasia Program, Chatham House, and a visiting lecturer on the political economy of the Middle East at... 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

Johnathan Krause

Johnathan Krause's interests include exploring issues about Afghanistan and the Central Asian states.  He studied at the University of Wisconsin as a graduate student at... MORE

Onnik James Krikorian

Onnik James Krikorian is a journalist and consultant from the United Kingdom who has been based in the South Caucasus since 1998. He has worked... MORE

Mateusz Kubiak

Mateusz Kubiak is a managing partner at the Warsaw-based Esperis consultancy. He graduated in International Relations with an honors degree in East European Studies from... MORE

Maria Kucherenko

Maria Kucherenko is an analyst with the Ukrainian "Come Back Alive" Foundation.

Mykhailo Kukhar

Mykhailo Kukhar is a professor of macroeconomics at EMBA, MIM Business School, and a senior economist with Ukraine Economic Outlook.

Yasir Kuoti

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

Yasir Yosef Kuoti

Yasir Yosef Kuoti is a Middle East Analyst at Navanti Group, where he currently works on Yemen affairs. He lived and traveled extensively throughout the Middle... MORE

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

Katherine Kurata

Katherine Kurata serves the Special Competitive Studies Project as an Associate Director for Intelligence. Prior to SCSP, Katherine was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Moldova... 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

Aleksandre Kvakhadze

Aleksandre Kvakhadze is a researcher of Caucasus region and terrorism based at Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS) as a research fellow.

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