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.

Herbert Maack

Herbert Maack is an analyst who specializes in terrorism.

Scott B. MacDonald

Dr. Scott B. MacDonald is the Chief Economist for Smith's Research and Gradings, a Global Americans Research Fellow, and a Caribbean Policy Consortium Fellow. He... MORE

James MacHaffie

James MacHaffie is an independent analyst based in Japan. His research focuses on Chinese foreign and defense policy, as well as broader topics relevant to... MORE

Ryszard Machnikowski

Ryszard Machnikowski is the vice-dean for research and international affairs of the Faculty of International and Political Studies at the University of Lodz, Poland. He... MORE

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

Rauf Mammadov

Rauf Mammadov is a scholar on energy policy. He focuses on issues of energy security, global energy industry trends, as well as energy relations between the... MORE

Mahammad Mammadov

Mahammad Mammadov is a Research Fellow at the Topchubashov Center, a Baku-based think tank. He is also an adjunct lecturer at Khazar University. Mr. Mammadov... 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

Neeraj Singh Manhas

Neeraj Singh Manhas is the Director of Research in the Indo-Pacific Consortium at Raisina House, New Delhi. He has authored three books and has various... 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.

Virginia Marantidou

Virginia Marantidou is an EU-Asia consultant based in Brussels. She previously served as the Asia program coordinator with the German Marshall Fund and was a... MORE

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

Ramon Marks

Ramon Marks is a retired senior, New York partner of law firm Arnold & Porter LLP. He has almost 40 years of experience representing and... 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.

Miguel Martin

Miguel Martin, who frequently writes under the penname Jichang Lulu, is an independent researcher with an interest in China’s activities in the Arctic and the... MORE

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 D. Martinson is a researcher in the China Maritime Studies Institute at the Naval War College. He holds a master’s degree from the Fletcher... MORE

Franz J. Marty

Franz J. Marty is a freelance journalist based in Afghanistan; his work includes interviews with active insurgents. He has visited Afghan Badakhshan several times and... 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.

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 President of The Jamestown Foundation, a position he began in Fall 2023. He returns to the foundation after having served as editor... MORE

Peter Mattis2

Peter Mattis is President of The Jamestown Foundation, a position he began in Fall 2023. He returns to the foundation after having served as editor... 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

Conor McCutcheon

Conor McCutcheon is a graduate of the Yenching Academy, and has spent several years researching education and development in China.

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

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

Kristian McGuire

Kristian McGuire is an independent, Washington D.C.-based research analyst and a former non-resident senior fellow and associate editor of Taiwan Security Research. His main research... 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 the Chinese Security Studies Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation and a Principal Cyber Analyst at SOS International. His research interests primarily center... 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

Daniel McVicar

Daniel McVicar writes on the economics and security of Central and Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on the Czech Republic. He served as a... 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.

Gevorg Melikyan

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.”

Dzianis Melyantsou

Dzianis Melyantsou is a coordinator of Belarus’s Foreign Policy Programme at the Minsk Dialogue Council on International Relations.

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.

Dominik Mierzejewski

Dominik Mierzejewski: head of the Centre for Asian Affairs (University of Lodz); Professor at Department of Asian Studies at the Faculty of International and Political... MORE

Anton Mikhnenko

Anton Mikhnenko is the editor-in-chief of Ukrainian Defense Review, a journal of the Defense Express Media and Consulting Company. He is also the head of... MORE

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

Dr. Dumitru Minzarari is a Lecturer in Security Studies at the Baltic Defense College. Before this, he was a research associate with the German Institute... 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

Moneeb Mir

Moneeb Mir is a researcher at Centre for International Strategic Studies, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan (CISS-AJK). He is interested in comprehensive security, with a... 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.

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

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.

Idris Mohammed

Idris Mohammed is an Investigative Journalist, Violent Conflict Researcher and University Lecturer based in Northern Nigeria.

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.

Zoë Moore

Zoë Moore is a student at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, interested in the intersection of technology and foreign policy. In 2023, she... MORE

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

Shafi Md Mostofa

Shafi Md Mostofa (PhD) is a theologian and security studies scholar with broad interests in political Islam, authoritarianism, modern South Asian history and politics, and... 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.

Murad Muradov

Murad Muradov is the deputy director of the Topchubashov Center, a Baku-based think tank. He graduated with a BA in International Relations from the Academy of... MORE

Anton Muraveinyk

Anton Muraveinyk is a former Ukrainian military officer and, currently, a senior analyst with the NGO "Come Back Alive!" (Kyiv, Ukraine).

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.

Ayaz Museyibov

Ayaz Museyibov is an adjunct lecturer at Azerbaijan Technical University, and a PhD candidate at Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC).  

Najiba Mustafayeva

Dr. NajibaMustafayeva is a research fellow at the Baku-based Center for Strategic Studies.

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

Raphael Mweninguwe

Raphael Mweninguwe is a freelance journalist with over 10 years journalism experience and is based in Lilongwe, Malawi. He is a 2022 International Center for... MORE

Nicholas J. Myers

Nicholas J. Myers is an analyst of the Russian and Belarusian militaries. He has been studying Russian policy and statecraft for over 10 years and... MORE