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Mercedes Yanora

Senior Editor

Mercedes is a senior editor for Charged Affairs and currently works as a project associate at a higher education organization. She has an M.A. in South Asia Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in History from Saint Joseph's University. Follow Mercedes on Twitter @cedeyanora

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Anup Rao

Senior Editor

Anup is a senior editor for Charged Affairs and an Analyst at E3/Sentinel. He holds an M.A. in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University and is particularly interested in U.S.-Asia security relationships. Follow Anup on Twitter @anupnrao

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Sumaya Almajdoub

Editor

Sumaya is an editor at Charged Affairs and an analyst with the United Nations Development Programme. She holds an MA in Middle East Studies from George Washington's Elliott School of International Affairs. She is interested in sustainable development in the Middle East, particularly in the Arab Gulf States. Follow Sumaya on Twitter @SumayaSalah

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Philip Fileri

Editor

Phil is an editor for Charged Affairs and a business development manager at Advantage Testing. He is a PhD candidate in international history at Harvard University whose research has focused on European unification since the 1970s, especially member-states' competing political visions of world order. Follow Phil on Twitter @philipdfileri

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James Mersol

Editor

James is an editor for Charged Affairs and an intern with the Defense Budget Analysis program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. James graduated with a Masters Degree in International Relations and International Economics, with a concentration in Strategic Studies, from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in May 2018. He is particularly interested in the future of strategy, especially with regard to new technologies and hybrid warfare. Follow James on Twitter @james_mersol

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Madelaine Assi

Editor

Madelaine is an editor for Charged Affairs and a government affairs consultant. She holds an MA in Middle East Studies from The George Washington University and a BA in International Studies from the University of South Florida. Her interests include discussions around security dynamics and identity in the Levant region.

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Mariya Ilyas

Contributing Editor

Mariya is a managing editor for Charged Affairs and a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State. She holds an MA in International Relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a BA in Mathematics from Bowdoin College. Her policy interests include security, international business, and global maritime affairs with a regional focus on the Middle East and Europe. Follow Mariya on Twitter @marilyas6

 
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Mercedes Yanora

Editor

Mercedes is an editor for Charged Affairs and currently works as a project associate at a higher education organization. She has an M.A. in South Asia Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in History from Saint Joseph's University. Follow Mercedes on Twitter @cedeyanora

 

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Anup Rao

Senior Editor

Anup is a senior editor for Charged Affairs and an Analyst at E3/Sentinel. He holds an M.A. in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University and is particularly interested in U.S.-Asia security relationships. Follow Anup on Twitter @anupnrao

 

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Sumaya Almajdoub

Editor

Sumaya is an editor at Charged Affairs and an analyst with the United Nations Development Programme. She holds an MA in Middle East Studies from George Washington's Elliott School of International Affairs. She is interested in sustainable development in the Middle East, particularly in the Arab Gulf States. Follow Sumaya on Twitter @SumayaSalah

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Philip Fileri

Staff Editor

Phil is a staff editor for Charged Affairs and a business development manager at Advantage Testing. He is a PhD candidate in international history at Harvard University whose research has focused on European unification since the 1970s, especially member-states' competing political visions of world order. Follow Phil on Twitter @philipdfileri

 

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James Mersol

Editor

James is an editor for Charged Affairs and an intern with the Defense Budget Analysis program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. James graduated with a Masters Degree in International Relations and International Economics, with a concentration in Strategic Studies, from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in May 2018. He is particularly interested in the future of strategy, especially with regard to new technologies and hybrid warfare. Follow James on Twitter @james_mersol

 

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Madelaine Assi

Editor

Madelaine is an editor for Charged Affairs and a government affairs consultant. She holds an MA in Middle East Studies from The George Washington University and a BA in International Studies from the University of South Florida. Her interests include discussions around security dynamics and identity in the Levant region.

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Mariya Ilyas

Contributing Editor

Mariya is a managing editor for Charged Affairs and a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State. She holds an MA in International Relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a BA in Mathematics from Bowdoin College. Her policy interests include security, international business, and global maritime affairs with a regional focus on the Middle East and Europe. Follow Mariya on Twitter @marilyas6

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