Joe Stork

Joe Stork

Joe Stork is the Deputy Director of Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa division. He has written numerous books and widely published articles on the Middle East.
Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is an Institute Professor & Professor of Linguistics (Emeritus) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a noted linguist, author and foreign policy expert.
Chris Toensing

Chris Toensing

Chris Toensing is the executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project.

R.S. Zaharna

Dr. R.S. Zaharna is a professor in the School of Communication at American University whose research focuses on Arab cultural communication patterns, intercultural and international public communication, and public diplomacy.
Adil E. Shamoo

Adil E. Shamoo

Adil E. Shamoo, a professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine, is an Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow and a Foreign Policy In Focus senior analyst. He is the author of: Equal Worth – When Humanity Will Have Peace. Shamoo has written...
Ira Chernus

Ira Chernus

Ira Chernus is a professor of religious studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His research focuses on the discourse of peace, war, foreign policy, and nationalism in the United States.
Stephen Zunes

Stephen Zunes

Stephen Zunes, a Foreign Policy In Focus columnist and senior analyst, is a professor of Politics and chair of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of San Francisco. He is the author, along with Jacob Mundy, of Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict...
Conn Hallinan

Conn Hallinan

Conn Hallinan is a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus.