This website features my analysis of Middle East political issues from the perspective of US national security. It is based on a combination of the practical observations from a decade spent working in the Middle East, closely reading the Arabic language source material, plus an MA in International Security from Georgetown University.
That work experience included several years as a volunteer English Teacher at St. Andrew’s Refugee Ministry in Cairo, Egypt:
I also spent a couple of years in Saudi Arabia as part of the management team for the UN-sponsored $1 Billion Gulf War environmental remediation program:
More recently, I spent 5 years building up and then selling a company called Industry Arabic that provided translation services to 300+ high-profile customers in 40 countries. Read an article about that here.
See select articles I’ve written on Middle East politics over the years here.
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