Middle East and North Africa Experts
Journalist, Al-Hayat Newspaper, Beirut Regional Office
ExpertiseRadical Muslims in Lebanon (both the Palestinian refugee camps and the north) and in Jordan; American detention camps in Iraq; Tehran, Iran
Contributing Writer for Al-Monitol, Israel Pulse; Documentary Filmmaker
Shlomi Eldar is a contributing writer for Al-Monitor’s Israel Pulse. For the past two decades, he has covered the Palestinian Authority and especially the Gaza Strip for Israel’s Channels 1 and 10, and has reported on the emergence of Hamas. In 2007, he was awarded the Sokolov Prize, Israel’s most important media award, for this work. He has published two books: Eyeless in Gaza (...
Haleh Esfandiari is currently the Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. From 1995-1996, she was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center. Dr. Esfandiari has taught Persian language at Oxford University. She also taught Persian language, contemporary Persian literature as well as courses on the women's movement in Iran while at Princeton...
Affiliate Graduate Faculty, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Staff Writer, The Washington Post
Managing Editor of NOW News (Lebanon) and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
Professor, School of Government, Policy and Diplomacy, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya; Darwin Professor Emerita, Hebrew University
Foreign Affairs Editor, Al Akhbar Daily Newspaper, Egypt
Former Middle East and Islamic Affairs Analyst, BBC World Service
Jane Harman resigned from Congress February 28, 2011 to join the Woodrow Wilson Center as its first female Director, President and CEO. Representing the aerospace center of California during nine terms in Congress, she served on all the major security committees: six years on Armed Services, eight years on Intelligence, and eight on Homeland Security. During her long public career, Harman has...