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Kerry Boyd Anderson

Kerry Boyd Anderson is a writer and political risk consultant with more than 18 years of experience as a professional analyst of international security issues and Middle East political and business risk. Her previous positions include deputy director for advisory with Oxford Analytica. Twitter: @KBAresearch

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Some actors do want escalation in the Middle East

Last week, during a trip to the Middle East, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that “escalation is in no one’s interest. No one’s seeking it.” But is that true?

January 16, 2024

Americans increasingly disapproving of Biden’s foreign policy

Recent polls show new lows in Americans’ views of President Joe Biden’s foreign policy, raising questions about the administration’s efforts abroad and the potential impact on the 2024 presidential election.

December 19, 2023

Overwhelming suffering should not stop us from trying to help

Since Oct. 7, more than 14,000 Palestinians in Gaza, more than 200 Palestinians in the West Bank, and around 1,200 Israelis have been killed in the war. These appalling tolls can lead to “psychic numbing” and “compassion fatigue,” but behind each statistic is a human story.

November 26, 2023