DAVID M. WITTY is a retired U.S. Army Special Forces colonel and Foreign Area Officer with more than twelve years' experience working and living in the Middle East.
Ambassador Barbara A. Leaf is a Senior Fellow at The Washington Institute.
Bilal Wahab is the Nathan and Esther K. Wagner fellow at The Washington Institute.
Michael Knights is a Boston-based senior fellow of The Washington Institute, specializing in the military and security affairs of Iraq, Iran, and the Persian Gulf states.
Michael Eisenstadt is the Kahn Fellow and director of The Washington Institute's Military and Security Studies Program.
David Pollock is the Bernstein Fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on regional political dynamics and related issues.
Dennis Ross, a former special assistant to President Barack Obama, is the counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute.