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AJCS ranked top think tank in the Gulf and fifth in the Middle East and North Africa in 2018



AJCS ranks number 5 in the Top Think Tanks in Middle East and North Africa in 2018


Al Jazeera Forum

The 13th Al Jazeera Forum


Al Marsad




The extraordinary criticism that Saudi Arabia is under holds the potential for the US Congress enacting legislation agai...



Dr. Yahia Zoubir

is Professor and Director of Research in Geopolitics, KEDGE Business School. He is the author of numerous books and volumes, including “North Africa in Transition-State, Society and Economic Transformation in the 1990s” and “North Africa: Politics, Region, and the Limits of Transformation.”

Dr. Nilofar Sakhi

is a scholar-practitioner in development, a lecturer at George Mason University and the founder and former executive director of a national NGO WASSA.

Ahmet Alioglu/Al-Burai

is a Palestinian-Turkish academic and analyst. He holds a PhD degree from Istanbul Technical University in Political Marketing, and has taught at several Palestinian and Turkish universities.

Samir Bennis

Political analyst with more than eight years of experience as a political adviser with an Arab mission to the United Nations in New York. For the past two and half years, he has been working as senior political analyst in Washington D.C. covering the Middle East region.

Anna Jacobs

Independent researcher and former political risk consultant on Morocco and Algeria. Her research focuses on politics in the Maghreb, democratization and political reform in the Middle East and North Africa, media and civil society, and migration.

Koki Ishigohoka

Visiting Researcher at Al Jazeera Centre for Studies, and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hamad Bin Khalifa University. He is also a PhD Candidate at Doshisha University where he is completing his dissertation on holy war and state.

Mohammed Masbah

Director of the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA), and an Associate Fellow at Chatham House in London. He was a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington D.C., and a fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Joseph Massad

Professor of modern Arab politics and intellectual history at Columbia University and author of “The Persistence of the Palestinian Question: Essays on Zionism and the Palestinian Question (2006) and “Islam in Liberalism” (2015).