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Expert in: Geopolitics, Former Soviet Union, Middle East, Asia

Martin Sieff is Chief Global Analyst at the Globalist.

He is the author of “The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Middle East” and “Shifting Superpowers: The U.S.-China-India Relationship in the 21st Century”.

Previously, Mr. Sieff was chief news analyst for United Press International and its former Managing Editor for International Affairs. He has received three Pulitzer Prize nominations for international reporting.

Mr. Sieff has covered conflicts in his native Northern Ireland, Israel and the West Bank, Indonesia, Bosnia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the Baltic states. He has also reported from China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey and more than 40 other nations.

Mr. Sieff was Chief Foreign Correspondent for The Washington Times from 1994 to 1999. He was the paper’s Soviet and East European correspondent covering the collapse of communism for six years from 1986 to 1992 and from 1992 to 1994 its State Department correspondent.

Mr. Sieff has appeared as an expert on Asian security affairs and the Middle East on National Public Radio, the Fox News Channel and C-SPAN. His work has been published in The American Conservative, the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, National Review and National Review Online and many other publications.

Mr. Sieff received his B.A. and M.A in modern history from Oxford University. He later did graduate work in Middle East studies at the London School of Economics.