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Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr., Former Executive Director of the Congressional Caucus on National Defense, U.S. House of Representatives; Faculty Chairman, The Institute of World Politics (Washington DC)
James Stockmal, Director, Deloitte
Dimitri Neos, Executive Director, Center for International Relations

Editorial Board
David Phillips, GBRW
Dr. Christos Kyrou, Adjunct Professor, American University

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Dr. Terrence R. Guay, Professor of International Business, Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Muhiuddin Haider, Associate Professor , Department of Global Health & International Affairs, George Washington University
Dr. Sahar Khamis, Assistant Professor of Communication, Affiliate Faculty of Women's Studies, and Affiliate Faculty in the Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity, University of Maryland
Ghada Gomaa A. Mohamed, Lecturer in Economics, Carleton University (Canada)
Dr. Madhav Das Nalapat, UNESCO Peace Chair and Director of the Department of Geopolitics at Manipal University

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Dimitri Neos, Executive Director (dneos@ia-forum.org)
Jens F. Laurson, IA-Forum, Editor at Large, CA-Forum Director
Dr. Dale Mineshima-Lowe, Managing Editor (United Kingdom)
Dr. John Armstrong
Dr. Angela Carpenter
Shannon Cook (UAE)
Jacqueline Drayer
Jessica Matsko, Assistant Editor
Maria Cheiladaki-Liarokapi
Leo Halepli
Dr. Kyriakos Kouveliotis
Dr. Majbritt Lyck
M. Patel, Editor
C. Sadkam
Dr. Syuzanna Vasilyan
Anthony Welch

International Affairs Staff

Mahmood Ahmad, Research Analyst(Pakistan)
Sheritha Brace
Erik Brattberg(Sweden)
James Breffit(United Kingdom)
Jennifer Dixon (Oman)
Giulia Frontini (United Kingdom)
Cynthia Iris, Senior Correspondent
Emily Carter Luense
Vikas Mehta (India)
Madison Myers, Correspondent
Rafael Panlilio
Pratik Patil (India)
Mohammed Salama(Egypt)
Adriana Stephan
James Young
Brian Yu

Economics Staff

David Hollingsworth
Janine L'Heureux
Kayvan M. Lavassani(Canada)
Katherine Lugo
David Max Rosenthal
Ren Xiang Tan (Canada)

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