Featured Contributors


  • Carl Ford

    Carl Ford

    Former Head of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), United States State Department
  • Chas Freeman

    Chas Freeman

    Chief Interpreter, U.S. President Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to China
  • Christine Allison

    Christine Allison

    Author, The Yezidi Oral Tradition in Iraqi Kurdistan
  • Clovis Maksoud

    Clovis Maksoud

    Ambassador to the United Nations, League of Arab States (1979-1990)
  • Emile Nakhleh

    Emile Nakhleh

    Founder, Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program, CIA
  • Emmanuel Martin

    Emmanuel Martin

    Executive Director, Economic Studies Europe
  • Etienne Krug

    Etienne Krug

    Director, World Health Organization's Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention
    • Geir Lundestad

      Geir Lundestad

      Director, Norwegian Nobel Institute
    • George Bisharat

      George Bisharat

      Professor of Law, Hastings College of the Law, University of California
    • Graeme Reid

      Graeme Reid

      Director, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Program at Human Rights Watch
    • Guillermo Torres

      Guillermo Torres

      Astronomer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
    • Guntram Wolff

      Guntram Wolff

      Economic Adviser to French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
    • Haiyun Ma

      Haiyun Ma

      Former task force leader, minority welfare in China