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Catherine Shakdam
Catherine is a political risk analyst for the Middle East with over 7 years’ experience. A political commentator and columnist her work has appeared in many world renown publications -- Foreign Policy Association, Press TV, Tehran Times, Majalla, International Policy Digest, the US Independent, RT and many more.

She sits on the Russian International Affairs Council as a contributing policy adviser and as chair of Activists Without Borders. She formerly acted as Yemen Minister of Human Rights senior media adviser.
Articles written by this author
Middle EastSamarra siege – the unreported killing of Shia Muslims in Iraq