Prof. Sotiris Roussos (M.A. Ph.D) in the Department of Political Sciences and International Relations, University of Peloponnese, (Greece) is a New Member of RIEAS International Advisory Board. Prof. Roussos is the head of the Centre for Mediterranean, Middle East and Islamic Studies (CEMMIS). Read more
Antonia Dimou, a Middle East Expert, wrote a new Monograph titled: “The Crisis in Syria: Diplomacy, Regional Challenges and Options”, published by the Institute for Security and Defense Analyses based in Athens, Greece. The monograph focuses on the first months of the crisis in Syria (March 2011 till December 2011). Being written in the region as the Syria crisis sparked, flared and spread, this monograph makes no pretence about providing answers to complex issues addressed, thus aiming to increase understanding through a series of conducted interviews with officials, international relations experts from the region, Baathist and Islamic figures as well as Syrian oppositionists.
Professor Yonah Alexander, PhD, serves as a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and Director of its International Center for Terrorism Studies. He is also a member of the Board of Regents. Concurrently, he is Director of the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Co-Director of the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies. Both are consortia of universities and think tanks throughout the world. In addition, Professor Alexander has directed the Terrorism Studies program (The George Washington University) and the Institute for Studies in International Terrorism (State University of New York), totaling 35 years of service. Read more
Prof. Deng-Kei Lee is a new member in RIEAS International Advisory Board. Prof. Lee is Director in the Center for Strategy and International Security Studies, Department of Diplomacy, College of International Affairs in the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.