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Dr Alan George
Email: arg1compuserve [dot] com
Dr George is a consultant, writer and journalist, with extensive knowledge of the Middle East. Since 1984 he has worked as a freelance journalist, researcher and expert witness in political asylum cases involving the Middle East. He frequently commentates on Middle Eastern affairs for radio and television, and contributes to the Observer, the Independent and the Guardian. He is a former Head of Research at the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce and a former Assistant Director of the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding (CAABU). Dr George has worked as an Expert Witness for UK asylum and immigration tribunals for more than a decade, dealing with cases involving Bahrain.
Dr George Joffé
Professor Joffé, Director, Centre for the Study of International Relations in the Middle East and North Africa, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge. From 1997-2000 Professor Joffé was the deputy-director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London; member, EuroMeSCo Network; from 2007-10, visiting fellow at the Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Oxford; currently a senior member of St Antony’s College and he is an analyst for NOREF; Consultant, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the US State Department. He has also advised the European Commission (DG Relex), EuropAid and the new External Action Service. He is prepared to provide country of origin experts witness statements for Morocco including the Western Sahara, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel-Palestine, Lebanon, the GCC states, Yemen, Iran, Iraq and Chad.