Dr. Tanvi Madan

Tanvi Madan is a senior fellow in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution in

Douglas Smith

The Honourable Douglas A. Smith has spent the past 30 years serving at the highest levels of government in national security. In the private

Ambassador Dennis Ross

Ambassador Dennis Ross is the counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He also

Simon Henderson

Simon Henderson is the Baker fellow and director of the Gulf and Energy Policy Program at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy,

Dr. Jonathan D.T. Ward

Dr. Jonathan D. T.  Ward is the author of “China’s Vision of Victory,” a handbook to the global strategy of the Chinese Communist

Ambassador William B. Taylor

Ambassador William B. Taylor is vice president, Russia and Europe at the U.S. Institute of Peace. In 2019, he served as chargé d’affaires at the

George Lewis

George Lewis was an NBC News correspondent for 42 years. He retired from the network in 2012 and is now working on book projects, blogging and

Jason Pack

Jason Pack is the Senior Analyst for Emerging Challenges at the NATO Defense College Foundation; author of “Libya and the Global Enduring

Sergiy Kudelia

Sergiy Kudelia’s research has focused on three sub-fields of comparative politics: (1) the onset and dynamics of insurgencies and civil wars; (2)

Sam Greene

Sam Greene is Director for Democratic Resilience at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). Sam is also a Professor of Russian Politics

Lucan Ahmad Way

Lucan Ahmad Way’s research focuses on global patterns of democracy and dictatorship. His most recent book (with Steven Levitsky),

Jonathan Kaufman

Jonathan Kaufman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who has written and reported on China for thirty years for The Boston Globe, where he