An award-winning journalist and scholar, James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore and the author of the syndicated column and blog, The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer. James has covered ethnic and religious conflict with a focus on the Muslim world for more than four decades and has been based across the Middle East in 10 capitals. James is the author of five books, including China and the Middle East: Venturing into the Maelstrom and Lost in Transition: Comparative Transitions Between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and North Africa (co-authored with Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario).

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James M. Dorsey

James M. Dorsey

James is an award-winning journalist covering ethnic and religious conflict. He blogs using soccer as a lens on the Middle East and North Africa's fault lines