Ambassador James F. Jeffrey is the Philip Solondz distinguished visiting fellow at The Washington Institute where he focuses on U.S. strategies to counter Iran's efforts to expand its influence in the broader Middle East.
Lori Plotkin Boghardt is a fellow in Gulf politics at The Washington Institute.
Michael Knights is a Boston-based Lafer fellow of The Washington Institute, specializing in the military and security affairs of Iraq, Iran, and the Persian Gulf states.
Simon Henderson is the Baker fellow and director of the Gulf and Energy Policy Program at The Washington Institute, specializing in energy matters and the conservative Arab states of the Persian Gulf.
Michael Eisenstadt is a senior fellow and director of The Washington Institute's Military and Security Studies Program.
Patrick Clawson is director of research at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.