Dr. Saeed Ghasseminejad is a senior Iran and financial economics advisor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, specializing in Iran’s economy and financial markets, sanctions and illicit finance.
ISIS’ leaderless revolution and the Sri Lanka attacks
MeiLee Dozier is an Asia-focused analyst with over 13 years of experience living and working in the region and nearly a decade devoted to analyzing its shifting geopolitical landscape. Dr. Jeff Moore is the CEO of Muir Analytics. He earned his PhD in Thai counterinsurgency strategies and tactics. Hd has worked as a security consultant since 1998.
A Sudanese intellectual leader recently said that, after the ouster of strongman Omar al-Bashir in April, the current turmoil in that country presents “a time of great hopes and terrifying fears.” The fear was manifest on June 3rd, when security forces fired on protestors, killing and injuring scores.
Caliphaters and Apocalyptic Jihad: The Dynamics of the Most Powerful Millennial Movement of the 21st Century
Dr. Richard Landes is a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University (2015 to present). He is the author of a number of books, including Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience.
Farahnaz Ispahani: Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities
Farahnaz Ispahani is the author of the recently released book Purifying The Land of The Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities. In 2015, she was a Reagan-Fascell Scholar at the National Endowment for Democracy, in Washington, DC where she worked on Women and Extremist groups with a particular focus on the women of ISIS.