, Ecole des hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
Director of Graduate Studies, Tehran Azad University, Central Branch
Professor, University of Exeter, UK
Gareth Stansfield is Professor of Middle East Politics and the Al-Qasimi Chair of Arab Gulf Studies at the University of Exeter. He is also a Senior Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), London. His research is two-fold, focusing upon the politics of Iraq particularly since 2003 and with a special focus upon the status of the Kurdistan Region, and the security and interna...
Senior Fellow, Harriman Institute
Researcher and Lecturer, University of Tehran
Journalist and Author/Editor of eight books, most recently editor of "The Islamists Are Coming: Who They Really Are"
Robin Wright is a joint fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a contributing writer to The New Yorker. She has reported from more than 140 countries on six continents and has covered a dozen wars and several revolutions. She is a former diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post and has also written for The New York Times Magazine,...
Columnist for the independent Turkish online news portal Diken as well as for Al Monitor, a Washington DC based online news outlet covering the Middle East; Turkey Correspondent, The Economist (1999-2015)
Amberin Zaman covered Turkey and regional conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Azerbaijan for The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Voice of America and The Daily Telegraph before becoming The Economist's Turkey correspondent (1999-2015) She is currently a columnist for the independent online Turkish news portal, Diken, and for Al Monitor Pulse of The Middle East. You can fo...