Yezid Sayigh’s work focuses on the future political role of Arab armies, the resistance and reinvention of authoritarian regimes, and the Israel-Palestine conflict and peace process. Previously, Sayigh was professor of Middle East studies at King’s College, London. From 1994-2003,
Trevor Houser is a partner with the Rhodium Group (RHG) and leads the firm’s energy and natural resources work. RHG combines policy experience, quantitative economic tools and on-the-ground research to analyze disruptive global trends. Mr. Houser’s work supports the investment
Nova Daly is a Public Policy Consultant with the law firm Wiley Rein LLP in Washington DC. Mr. Daly ran the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) from 2006 to 2009 while serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S.
Karim Sadjadpour is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment. He joined Carnegie after four years as the chief Iran analyst at the International Crisis Group based in Washington and Tehran, where he conducted dozens of interviews with senior Iranian
Steven W. Lewis, Ph.D., is the C.V. Starr Transnational China Fellow and faculty adviser for the Jesse Jones Leadership Center Summer in D.C. Policy Research Internship Program. He is also a professor in the practice and an associate director of