Barak Seener

Associate Research Fellow, Middle East, RUSI and Founder of Strategic Intelligentia

Barak Seener is the Middle East associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and founder of Strategic Intelligentia, a humanitarian and security consultancy firm and has debriefed international policymakers and diplomats on a range of strategic and security matters.

Barak makes regular appearances at f a range of international broadcasters including the Associated Press, Reuters, Al-Jazeera, BBC, CNN, Chinese CCTV, Fox News, Sky News, Voice of America, and news outlets such as Bloomberg, the Evening Standard, Jerusalem Post and Xinhua.

Barak has written on US foreign policy, transatlantic relations, universal jurisdiction, nuclear proliferation and Middle East issues including the Arab Spring, Iran's nuclear aspiration, and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Barak has published extensively for the Hudson Institute, Jane's Intelligence Review, The National Interest, Middle East Quarterly, Muslim World Today, Jerusalem Post, Jerusalem Viewpoints, and InFocus. Barak also contributed to the American Foreign Policy Council's World Almanac of Islamism. Barak has also reported for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy's PolicyWatches andPeaceWatches.

Publications that Barak has edited include: Al Qaeda's Armies: Middle East Affiliate Groups and the Next Generation of Terror, by Jonathan Schanzer; Foreign Affinity Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century: How to combat the International Terrorist Network in the United States by Raymond Tanter (In Press); A policy focus by Maj. General (Res) D. Almog (April, 2004), The West Bank Fence: A Vital Component in Israel's Strategy of Defense, including a military critique; and A Defensible Fence: Fighting Terror and Enabling a Two State Solution, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, D. Makovsky (April, 2004).

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