The Centre for the New Middle East
Dr Alan Mendoza
Dr Alan Mendoza is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Henry Jackson Society, and will direct the strategic approach of the new Centre. Alan is a recognised authority on domestic and international security and defence, the transatlantic relationship and Middle East. He is a frequent speaker on various foreign policy topics and makes regular appearances on the BBC, Sky, CNBC, Al-Jazeera, and Bloomberg.
Douglas Murray is an award-winning author, noted political journalist and outspoken voice on radicalisation and Islam. He serves as Associate Director at The Henry Jackson Society, previously having founded the Centre for Social Cohesion, a think tank studying extremism and terrorism in the UK. Douglas also serves as Associate Editor at the Spectator and columnist for Standpoint, and is regularly called upon by the major media outlets. He is an acclaimed author of books on conservatism, terrorism and national security.
Tom Wilson is a Fellow at the Centre for the New Middle East at The Henry Jackson Society. He regularly appears in broadcast media, including BBC News and France 24, offering his expertise on issues in the Middle East, and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary Magazine, Standpoint, Real Clear Politics, The Jerusalem Post and other outlets. Prior to joining The Henry Jackson Society, he worked as a Tikvah Fellow at Commentary Magazine, where he wrote about political extremism and terrorism in the Middle East. Tom attended Royal Holloway University and UCL, where he obtained a BA and an MA in Modern History.
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