Marc J. Sievers, a career member of the senior foreign service with the rank of minister-counselor, is the Diplomat-in-Residence at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Mr. Sievers is the first person to be appointed to this one-year position, which is a collaborative program with the U.S. Department of State.
Phillip Smyth is a researcher at the University of Maryland and author of the blog "Hizballah Cavalcade."
Aaron Y. Zelin is the Richard Borow fellow at The Washington Institute, where his research focuses on how jihadist groups are adjusting to the new political environment in the era of Arab uprisings and Salafi politics in countries transitioning to democracy.
Andrew J. Tabler is a senior fellow in the Program on Arab Politics at The Washington Institute, where he focuses on Syria and U.S. policy in the Levant.
David Schenker is the Aufzien fellow and director of the Program on Arab Politics at The Washington Institute.
Mehdi Khalaji, a Qom-trained Shiite theologian, is a senior fellow at The Washington Institute.
Ehud Yaari is a Lafer International Fellow at The Washington Institute.
Robert Satloff is executive director of The Washington Institute, a post he assumed in January 1993.
David Pollock is the Kaufman Fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on regional political dynamics and related issues.