Haiyun Ma is Assistant Professor of History at Frostburg State University in Maryland, and his research focuses on China’s Islam and Muslims.
Yufeng Mao, Ph.D., is a historian of modern China. She researches the history of Muslims in China and Sino-Middle Eastern connections.
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.
Lionel Martin is an expert on Russia.
Omid Marzban has worked for Good Morning Afghanistan Radio Station and Radio Free Europe. He is based in Afghanistan.
Fozil Mashrab is an independent analyst based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Niamh McBurney is the Middle East analyst for AKE Group in London.
A. Greer Meisels is the Associate Director and Research Fellow, China and the Pacific, at the Center for the National Interest.
Gevorg Melikyan is an associated fellow of the Armenian Institute for International and Security Affairs (AIISA) and co-founder of the think tank “The Armenian Interest.”
Giorgi Menabde is a journalist based in Georgia.
Casey Michel is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute.
Hayder Mili is an independent researcher specializing in terrorism and security issues in Central Asia and the Caucasus
Alman Mir Ismail is a Baku-based freelance writer.
Professor Georgiy Mirsky is a senior research fellow at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.
Wahidullah Mohammad is a freelance journalist in Afghanistan writing under a pseudonym.
Jessica Moody is a freelance political risk analyst with a focus on West and Central Africa.
Dr. Cerwyn Moore is a Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Birmingham.
Andrea Morigi is a journalist with the Italian daily Libero and the author of the book "Le Multinazionali del Terrore."
Hussain Mousavi writes on the Middle East.
James P. Muldoon, Jr. is Senior Fellow of the Center for Global Change and Governance, Rutgers University, Newark.
Murad Muradov is an independent researcher based in Baku.
Aset Murtazalieva is a reporter for the independent Chechen newspaper Groznensky rabochy.
Dr. NajibaMustafayeva is a research fellow at the Baku-based Center for Strategic Studies.