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Anna Borshchevskaya

Senior Fellow


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Areas of Expertise

Russia's Middle East policy; U.S.-Russian relations; Russian foreign policy.

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Biography

Anna Borshchevskaya is a Senior Fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on Russia's policy toward the Middle East. She is also a Ph.D. candidate at George Mason University. In addition, she is a fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy. She  was previously with the Atlantic Council and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. A former analyst for a U.S. military contractor in Afghanistan, she has also served as communications director at the American Islamic Congress. Her analysis is published widely in publications such as Foreign Affairs, The Hill, The New Criterion, and the Middle East Quarterly. Until recently she conducted translation and analysis for the U.S. Army's Foreign Military Studies Office and its flagship publication, Operational Environment Watch, and wrote a foreign affairs column for Forbes. She is the author of the February 2016 Institute monograph, Russia in the Middle East.

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Education

M.A., Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo.

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Publications

Shifting Landscape:

September 25, 2019

Policy Notes

Russia in the Middle East

February 26, 2016

Policy Focus

Syrian Kurds as a U.S. Ally:

November 18, 2016

Policy Focus

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