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David Paul Goldman

American economist, music critic, and author, best known for his series of online essays in the Asia Times under the pseudonym Spengler

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Paul Twomey

Distinguished fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation 

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Dr. Ryusuke Masuoka

Research principal at Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories Limited 


Dr. Itamara Lochard

Director of Cyber Policy Studies at the C4I & Cyber Center of Excellence at George Mason University,  Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Technology & National Security Policy at U.S. National Defense University


Dr. Roey Tzezana

Fellow in Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology & Security, and lectures in the Technion


Dr. Denise Baken

Founding Executive Director of the Institute for Biodefense Research (IBR)


Andy Bochman

Senior Cyber and Energy Strategist at Idaho National Lab

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Gary Hunt

Strategy and technology executive, consulting practice leader and C-level trusted adviser at Deloitte, IHS and Ventyx

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Drew Martin

Principal Drill & Blast Engineer at Blast It Global and former Principal advisor for Drill & Blast (Technology and Innovation) at Rio Tinto


Dr. Ariel Cohen

Director, Center for Energy, Natural Resources and Geopolitics (CENRG) at the Institute for Analysis of Global Security (IAGS)


Dr. Cyril Widdershoven

Veteran global energy market expert and founder of Verocy

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Dr. Thomas O’Donnell

International academic, expert analyst and writer working on energy and international affairs, particularly the global oil and gas systems

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Dr. Roie Yellinek

Doctoral researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute and adjunct researcher at the IDF Dado Center. He is a specialist in the growing relationship between the Middle East, Central Asia, and China, especially regarding the soft power.


Prof. Ann Lee

Internationally recognized leading authority on China’s economic relations and an adjunct professor of economics and finance at New York University


Prof. Allison Stanger

 Political Scientist and the Russell J. Leng '60 Professor of International Politics and Economics at Middlebury College and the founding director of Middlebury's Rohatyn Center for International Affairs


Dr. Adam C. Powell

President of Payer+Provider Syndicate, a management advisory and operational consulting firm focused on the managed care and healthcare delivery industries


Dr. Calla Wiemer

President of the American Committee on Asian Economic Studies and Editor-in-Chief of its publication, the Journal of Asian Economics


Dr. Joel Sokolsky

Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC)

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Dr. Claudia Hofmann

Director of the Master in International Service (MIS) program at the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC


Dr. John T. Hanley Jr

Former Director for Strategy in the Office of the ODNI


Dr. Robert Worley

Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins University Center for Advanced Governmental Studies


Dr. James Joyner

Associate Professor of Strategic Studies at the Command and Staff College, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council


Anne-Marie Slaughter

President and CEO of New America, a think and action tank dedicated to renewing America in the Digital Age


Dr. Monica Arruda de Almeida

Adjunct professor at the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University


Ben Cokelet

Founder and Executive Director of PODER - Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research


Dr. Dorothy Kronick

 Assistant professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, focusing on comparative political economy, comparative political behavior, the electoral politics of crime, Latin American politics and quantitative methods


Jose L. Chalhoub Naffah

Oil and political risk analyst based in Venezuela


Dr. Raslan Ibrahim

Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at State University of New York, previously Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)


Prof. Marvin G. Weinbaum

Professor emeritus of political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and former analyst for Pakistan and Afghanistan in the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research


Dr. Shanthie Mariet D'Souza

Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore


Dr. Bibhu Prasad Routray

Deputy Director in the National Security Council Secretariat, Government of India and Director of the Institute for Conflict Management (ICM)’s Database & Documentation Centre, Guwahati, Assam


Brig. (ret.) Shaukat Qadir

Retired brigadier in the Pakistan Army, and former Vice President of the Islamabad Policy Research Institute and visiting faculty at Fatima Jinnah University


Commodore (Ret.) Rajesh Sarin

Experienced submariner in the Indian Navy, instrumental in introducing new naval technology transferred from Russia


Michael Kugelman

Deputy Director of the Asia Program and Senior Associate for South Asia at the Wilson Center


Keir Giles

Senior consulting fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme


Dr. Dmitri Vitalyevich Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, a think tank and regional affiliate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


Dr. Mark Galeotti

Author of We Need To Talk About Putin and a senior research associate of the Royal United Services Institute


Dr. Mark N. Katz

Nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council's Middle East Programs, and professor of government and politics at the George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government


Dr. Stephen J. Blank

Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council


Jeffrey Mankoff

Deputy Director and a senior fellow with the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program


Dr. Minxin Pei

Professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and a non-resident senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.


Bonnie S. Glaser

Senior adviser for Asia and the director of the China Power Project at CSIS, where she works on issues related to Asia-Pacific security with a focus on Chinese foreign and security policy


Prof. Kang Liu

Professor of Chinese Studies at Duke University since 2003, and Director of Duke Program of Research on China


Dr. Yawei Liu

Director of the China Program at the Carter Center


Richard A Bitzinger

Visiting Senior Fellow with the Military Transformations Program at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Dr. William Hurst

Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University, focusing on dimensions of Chinese and Indonesian politics


Prof. Zhiqun Zhu

Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Bucknell University


Robert E. Kelly

American political analyst on inter-Korean affairs and associate professor in political science at Pusan National University


Dr. Saud Al-Sharafat

Former Brig. Gen in the Jordanian General Intelligence Directorate, as well as founder and chairman of the Shorufat ِCenter for the Study of Globalization and Terrorism


Prof. Riccardo Redaelli

Director of the Center for Research on the Southern System and Wider Mediterranean of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and the Director of the Master in Middle Eastern Studies at the Graduate School of Economics and International Relations - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore


Prof. F. Gregory Gause, III

Professor of International Affairs and Head of the International Affairs Department at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University


Prof. Zhiqun Zhu

CEO and founder of Gulf State Analytics, a geopolitical risk consultancy based in Washington, DC


Prof. Joshua Landis

Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Professor at the University of Oklahoma's College of International Studies


Prof. Shaul Mishal

Head of the Middle East Program at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at IDC, and the Brian Mulroney Professor of Government at Tel Aviv University


Soner Cagaptay

Beyer Family Fellow and director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute


Ambassador David Shinn

Adjunct professor in the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs. He previously served for 37 years in the U.S. Foreign Service with assignments at embassies in Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritania, Cameroon, and Sudan, and as ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia


Dr. Moshe Terdiman

Founder and Director of Green Compass Research, as well as Founder and Director of Research on Islam and Muslims in Africa (RIMA)


Dr. Deirdre LaPin

Scholar and international development specialist. Served as a diplomat for UNICEF in Benin and Somalia, for USAID’s Global Health Bureau, and as Community Development Manager for Shell in Nigeria


Prof. Nelson Kasfir

Professor of Government Emeritus at Dartmouth College. He writes about African politics, democracy, parliament and development, particularly issues involving Uganda and Kenya

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Prof. Hussein Solomon

Professor in the Department of Political Studies and Governance at the University of the Free State, South Africa and is a Senior Research Associate of the Israeli-based Research on Islam and Muslims in Africa (RIMA)


Dr. Daniel Hamilton

Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University


Richard Weitz

Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at Hudson Institute 


Prof. Miriam L. Campanella

Senior Fellow at ECIPE, and a former Jean Monnet professor at the University of Turin. In 2001, she was appointed at the Cabinet of Ministers of Economy and Finance in Rome


Dr. Esther Lopatin

Director of the Center for European Studies at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya


Dr. Michael J. Geary

Global Fellow with the Wilson Center’s Global Europe Program and an Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology


Jonathan Spyer

Author of Days of the Fall: A Reporter’s Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars (2017), and The Transforming Fire: the Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict (2010)


Michael Pregent 

Senior Middle East analyst, a former adjunct lecturer for the College of International Security Affairs, and a visiting fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University


Walid Phares

American political scientist, author, and advisor. He served as Foreign Policy Advisor to President Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign and as senior National Security Advisor to Presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2011 and 2012


Dr. Ahmet Erdi Ozturk

Lecturer/Assistant Professor of politics and international relations at London Metropolitan University and co-editor of Edinburgh University Press Series on Modern Turkey


Dr. Leon Hadar

Washington-based foreign correspondent and global political and economic affairs analyst.

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Ronen Weinberg

Strategy, technology and innovation senior consultant and European Commission programs advisor. Focus on start-ups and advise as well to Fortune 500 companies.

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Mr. Erwin Pfuhler 

Erwin earned his Diplom-Kaufmann from Munich School of Management. He has been in IT sales for three decades. Blockchain-based business models and digital identity are his special interest.


Mr. Nick Drage

Director of Path Dependence Limited, experienced in red and blue cyber security, from technical through sales to strategic considerations

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