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Lutfullah Lutf

is a Senior Fiscal Policy Analyst in the Ministry of Finance, Afghanistan. He is also a Senior Researcher in the Center for Studies and Research, a Think Tank based in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Hussein AlAhmad

Hussein AlAhmad is a Political Communication professional, also researcher in ‘Mediatized Conflicts’ at the Istitute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS), University of Exeter, UK.

Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian is a Manila-based academic, and a political science Professor at De La Salle University and Ateneo De Manila University. He is also a columnist for Manila Bulletin and the author of “Duterte’s Rise: A Populist Revolt Against Elite Democracy” (Palgrave, New York).

Naser al-Tamimi

Naser al-Tamimi is a researcher who specialises in the economies of the Gulf countries.

Dr. Madawi Al-Rasheed

Dr. Madawi Al-Rasheed is Visiting Professor at the Middle East Centre, the London School of Economic Sciences.

Stasa Salacanin

Is a journalist from Slovenia who specialises in Middle Eastern affairs, trade and political relations, energy, aviation as well as Syria and Yemen, terrorism and defence.

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

is Fellow for the Middle East at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston, Texas. He is the author of four books on the international relations and political economy of the Gulf, including Qatar and the Arab Spring and The United Arab Emirates: Power, Politics,and Policymaking.

Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com. His books include “Searching Jenin”, “The Second Palestinian Intifada” and his latest “My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story”.

Naveed Ahmad

Naveed Ahmad is a strategic analyst and academic with extensive reporting experience in South Asia, Middle East and North Africa. Based in Doha and Istanbul, he specializes in matters concerning security, diplomacy and governance.

Abdihakim Ainte

Abdihakim Ainte is currently an independent analyst and fellow at the Institute of Reconciliation & Justices. Prior to that an advisor to previous Somalia government on various capacities.

Wang Jian

Dr. Wang Jian is a professor of history and international political economy at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS). He now serves as director of Institute of History in SASS, director of Center for West Asia and North Africa Studies (CWANAS) of SASS.

Ahmed al Burai

Editor at large TRTWORLD Former lecturer at Istanbul Aydin University writes for Aljazeera, Middle East Eye, Middle East Monitor, Daily Sabah.

Massoumeh Torfeh

Massoumeh Torfeh is a research associate at the London School of Economics and Political Science and at the School of Oriental and African Studies specialising in the politics of Iran and Afghanistan.

Elias C. Ngwu

is a Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies Unit of School of General Studies, University of Nigeria Nsukka.

Rachid Tlemcani

A Professor in International Politics and Regional Security, University of Algiers.

Imraan Minty

Imraan Minty is a Senior Associate Fellow at Al Sharq Forum. Imraan has a specific focus on the Geopolitics of Energy.

Omair Anas

Omair Anas is PhD in West Asian Studies, from Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi. He is a Research Fellow at the Indian council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi.

Ramon Blanco

Ramon Blanco is a Researcher and Professor at the Federal University of Latin-American Integration (Brazil), where he coordinates the Peace Studies Research Group and also the Chair in Peace Studies.

Umair Jamal

Umair Jamal teaches history at Forman Christian College University and a correspondent for The Diplomat magazine based in Pakistan.

Fahad Yasiin

Is a researcher at Al Jazeera Centre for Studies.

Usaid Siddiqui

Is a Canada-based freelance writer and researcher. He is a founding member of the Toronto-based consulting group 416LABS. He has previously written for Mic News, Washington Post, Al Jazeera America and others.

Dr. Mohammed Cherkaoui

Dr. Mohammed Cherkaoui is professor of Conflict Resolution at George Mason University in Washington D.C. and former member of the United Nations Panel of Experts.

Ali al-Dhahab

is a Yemeni researcher focusing on strategic affairs.

Dr. Larbi Sadiki

is an academic at Qatar University where he teaches international affairs. He is the author of Rethinking Arab Democratization published by Oxford in 2009 and 2011 and is editor of the Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring which was recessed in 2015.

Ali Riaz

is University Professor and Chair of the Department of Politics and Government at Illinois State University, USA.

Salvatore Babones

is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Saba Imtiaz

is a Freelance journalist and author currently based in Pakistan.

Chafic Choucair

Researcher at AlJazeera Centre for Studies specialising in the Arab Mashreq (Levant) and Islamic Movements.

Jonathan Berkshire Miller

is founding director of the Council on International Policy and is a senior fellow on East Asia for the EastWest Institute. Miller is also an international affairs fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations.And A Senior Fellow With The Asian Forum Japan (AFJ), Based In Tokyo.

Steven Friedman

is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Rhodes University and the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Jonathan Githens-Mazer

is founding director of the Council on International Policy and is a fellow on East Asia for the East West Institute. Miller is also a fellow on Japan for the Center for Strategic and International Studies Pacific Forum and chair’s the Forum’s Japan-Korea Working Group.

Dr. Jamal Abdullah

is a researcher at AlJazeera Centre for Studies specialising in Gulf affairs.

Samee Siddiqui

is a freelance journalist based in the US and a PhD student studying Asian History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He specialises in Modern Japanese History and East Asian Politics.

Bekir S. Gur

is an Assistant Professor at Yildirim Beyazit University in Ankara, Turkey and an adviser to the Minister of National Education of Turkey. He was also a visiting scholar at the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States from 2014 to 2015.

Hafsa Kanjwal

is a PhD candidate in History and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor focusing on modern South Asia. Her dissertation examines the social and cultural history of modern Kashmir.

Thembisa Fakude

Head of Research Relations at Al Jazeera Centre for Studies.

Philip Seib

Professor of Journalism and Public Diplomacy and Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California.

Abu Ya’rub Al Marzouki

Professor of Arab and Greek Philosophy at the University of Tunis He served as adviser to the Tunisian government's premiership and was a member of the Academic Council for the Tunisian Complex for Sciences, Literature and Arts where he was entrusted with the translation section.

Mariam Sharbash

is a Doha-based Researcher at Al Jazeera Centre for Studies and Al Jazeera English. She previously worked for UNDP and Amnesty International UK. She is an MA graduate from the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD), School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun is an independent Middle East researcher and writer.

Galip Dalay

is the Research Director at Al Sharq Forum, Senior Associate Fellow on Turkey and Kurdish Affairs at Al Jazeera Center for Studies & a Columnist at the Middle East Eye.

Temilola A. George

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Dr. Fatima Al-Smadi

Researcher at the Al Jazeera Centre for Studies specialising in Iranian affairs.

Alison Pargeter

is a freelance North Africa and Middle East expert with a particular focus on Libya, Tunisia, Iraq (including the Kurdish region), and Egypt, as well as on political Islamist movements, including the Muslim Brotherhood.

Freedom C.Onuoha

is currently the Head of Department of Conflict, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Studies (DCPHS), Centre for Strategic Research and Studies (CSRS), National Defence College, Abuja

Benjamin Augé

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Chris Doyle

is the Director of CAABU (Council for Arab-British Understanding)

Dr.Omar Ashour

is a lecturer in security and strategic studies at the University of Exeter, and Associate Fellow in security studies at the Royal Institute of International Studies (Chatham House).

Mehari Taddele Maru

is Program Head for the African Conflict Prevention Program at the Institute for Strategic Studies (ISS), Addis Ababa office.

Senussi Bsaikri

is a Libyan writer, researcher, and political analyst based in Benghazi, Libya.

Professor Ali Abdullatif Ahmida

He is the founding Chair (2000 – 2014) of the Department of Political Science at the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine, USA.

C. Onuoha

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