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Adi Imsirovic
Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

S. Suha Cubukcuoglu
Geopolitical strategist working as a non-resident contributor for the Turkish Heritage Organization in Washington D.C.

Marwan Safar Jalani
Rhodes Syria Scholar, pursuing a Master’s in Comparative Government at the University of Oxford.

Silvia Colombo
Senior Fellow in the Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa programme at the Rome-based Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI).

Aljoscha Albrecht
Research Assistant at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin

Sarah Henkel
Policy Advisor on foreign affairs at the European Parliament.

Alex Vatanka
Director of the Iran program and a senior fellow at the Frontier Europe Program at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.


Louis Dugit-Gros
Visiting Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.


Judy Dempsey
Nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of the Strategic Europe blog.


Douglas Ollivant
Associate Professor at HSE University in Moscow; Senior research fellow at the Institute of African Studies of the Russian Academy of Science.


Alison Pargeter
Senior Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies at King’s College London; Associate Fellow at RUSI


David W. Lesch
Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor of History at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, USA.


Dr Leonid Issaev
Associate Professor at HSE University in Moscow; Senior research fellow at the Institute of African Studies of the Russian Academy of Science.


Dr Michael Robbins
Project Director of Arab Barometer at Princeton University


David Butter
Analyst of political and economic affairs in the Middle East and North Africa; Associate Fellow at Chatham House.


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. Tobias Borck
Research Fellow for Middle East Security Studies at the International Security Studies department at RUSI.


Rt Hon. 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


Dr. Jaafar Bouzomita
Middle East Analyst


Nora Noralla
Egyptian human rights researcher and consultant

Published by the Cambridge Middle East
and North Africa Forum (MENAF)

in Cambridge, England.

ISSN 2634-3940 (Print)


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