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Kerry Boyd Anderson

Kerry Boyd Anderson is a writer and political risk consultant with more than 16 years' 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 and managing editor of Arms Control Today. Twitter: @KBAresearch

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Middle East remains important to US despite new Asia pivot

It appears that US President Joe Biden would like to spend fewer resources in the Middle East and shift more attention to other parts of the world. However, the Middle East remains important to US interests, despite a desire in Washington to focus more on Asia-Pacific and Europe.

March 22, 2021

A year of pandemic has changed the trajectory of our world

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis an official pandemic. One year later, the pandemic has changed our world in innumerable ways. Some of those changes are reversible; others are not.

March 10, 2021

Is there still a place for polls in US politics?

In the wake of the US elections in November, pollsters have been reviewing what went wrong with many of their predictions and what it means for the future of polling.

December 22, 2020