Nathan Waechter

Nathan Waechter is a recent graduate of Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, he lived in China for close to... 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

Brian Waidelich

Brian Waidelich is a Research Scientist at the China and Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Division of CNA, a nonprofit research and analysis organization located in Arlington,... 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

Scott Waldron

Scott Waldron is an Associate Professor in the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences at the University of Queensland. He has an undergraduate degree in... MORE

Tomas Wallenius

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

Emily Walz

Emily Walz is a China researcher based in Washington, D.C. You can follow her on Twitter @emilywalz.

Howard Wang

Howard Wang is a Doctor of International Affairs (DIA) student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He previously served as... MORE

Maya Wang

Maya Wang is the acting China director at Human Rights Watch.

Weixiang Wang

Weixiang Wang is a Master’s student and future doctoral candidate in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, UK.

Yi Wang

Dr. Yi Wang is a scholar at Griffith University in Australia.

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

Yaqiu Wang

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

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.

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.

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

Meiyang Wang

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

Alex Wang Ting-yu (王定宇)

Alex Wang Ting-yu (王定宇) is a legislator in the Legislative Yuan of Taiwan and a Central Standing Committee member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

Jonathan Ward

Jonathan Ward has recently completed his DPhil at the University of Oxford, specializing in China-India relations, with a dissertation on the China-India Border War of... MORE

Jared Ward

Jared Ward is a Ph.D. Candidate and Associate Lecturer at the University of Akron in the Department of History. His dissertation and research focuses on... MORE

Jacob Ware

Jacob Ware is the research associate for counterterrorism at the Council on Foreign Relations. Jacob holds an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University’s Walsh... 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

Anouk Wear 華穆清

Anouk Wear 華穆清 is a Research and Policy Advisor at Hong Kong Watch, based in Washington, D.C. She is from both Hong Kong and the... MORE

Lucas Webber

Lucas Webber is a researcher focused on geopolitics and violent non-state actors. He is cofounder and editor at

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

Changhao Wei

Changhao Wei is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center, where he focuses on China’s legislative process and constitutional enforcement mechanisms.... 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.

Emily Weinstein

Emily Weinstein is a research analyst at Pointe Bello and an M.A. Candidate in Security Studies at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on Chinese foreign... MORE

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

Jacob Lees Weiss

Jacob Lees Weiss is an analyst specializing in the MENA region at Healix International and HX global. He holds an MA in Contemporary Arabic Studies from... 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.

Levi J. West

Levi J. West is the Director of Terrorism Studies at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University, and a PhD candidate... MORE

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:

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

Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson is Professor in Ukrainian Studies at University College London (, and a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations ( 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:

Scott Wingo

Scott Wingo is a doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Pennsylvania focusing on China’s economic engagement in the developing world and why... MORE

Charlie Winter

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

Lucas Winter

Lucas Winter is an analyst on the Middle East for the Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO) at Fort Leavenworth, KS. He has an MA in... MORE

Peter Wood

Peter Wood edited The Jamestown Foundation's China Brief publication between 2015 and 2018. Prior to coming to The Jamestown Foundation, he worked at the American... MORE

Larry Wortzel

Larry Wortzel is a veteran Asia scholar, who served two tours of duty as a military attaché in the American Embassy in China—including during the... 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

Joel Wuthnow

Dr. Joel Wuthnow is a Research Fellow in the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs, Institute for National Strategic Studies, at the National... MORE

Edward Wyatt

Edward Wyatt is a Europe and CIS analyst for Healix International Ltd, previously serving in the British military.