Featured Contributors

Kamal Alam
Syrian Affairs Analyst and Teacher of Syrian and Turkish Military History at Various Military Staff Colleges

Adel Bakawan
Associate Research Fellow at Institut français des relations internationales

Dr. Roby C. Barrett
Scholar with the Middle East Institute, former Foreign Service Officer

Dr. Jaafar Bouzomita
Middle East Analyst

Rt. Honourable Alistair Burt
Former Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development (2017-19)

Dr. Guy Burton
Adjunct Professor of International Relations at Vesalius College in Brussels

Dr. Clemens Chay
Research Fellow at the Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore

Dr. Albadr SS Alshateri
Former Professor at the UAE National Defense College in Abu Dhabi

Dr. Barry Colfer
Visiting Fellow at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Melanie Dunn
Former Speechwriter and Communications Specialist to Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar

James Drummond
Former Middle East Correspondent of the
Financial Times

Mary Fitzgerald
Independent Researcher and Associate Fellow at the International 
Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, King’s College London

Ryan Fletcher
Research Associate with Stimson’s Conventional Defense Program.

Dr. Dalia Ghanem
Resident Scholar at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center

Sabina Henneberg
Senior Analyst at Libya-Analysis

Awssan Kamal
Development Professional and NGO Advisor

Ali Kassem
Ph.D. Researcher and Doctoral Tutor, University of Sussex

Dr. Nikolay Kozhanov
Research Associate Professor at the Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University and Consulting Fellow at Chatham House

Dr. Diana Galeeva
Academic Visitor to St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford

Merissa Khurma
Program Manager of the Middle East Program at the Wilson Center

Dr. Christian Koch
Project Director with the Gulf Research Center Foundation

Dr. Peter Krause
Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston College

Richard Makepeace
Former British Ambassador to Sudan, Registrar of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

Zaki Mehchy
Senior Consulting Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House

Prof. Mohamed Lamine Mestek-Yahia
Scholar and Head of Department of Political Science at Djilali Bounaama Khemis Miliana University, Algeria

Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan
Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Niu Xinchun
Research Professor and Director of the CICIR Institute of Middle East Studies

Callum Printsmith
Researcher for the Anglo-Omani Society

Hanan Salah
Senior Libya Researcher at Human Rights Watch

Dr. Annelle Sheline
Research Fellow for the Middle East at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft

Prof. Paul Stevens
Distinguished Fellow at Chatham House

Rachel Stohl
Vice President and Director of the Conventional Defense Program at the Stimson Center

Sir Roger Tomkys
Former British Ambassador to Bahrain and Syria

Aydın Ulu
MENAF Current Affairs Analyst

Robert Clark
Postgraduate Researcher at King’s College London War Studies Department