Whether you’re a would-be geopolitics expert or have spent decades being one. You could be worse-off than to read the short biographies of geopolitics experts who’ve been through the journey before.
So we’ve compiled a list from top geopolitics experts. It’s a list of influential people at effectively having soft-power and being pro-active, particularly in the digital sphere.
Here’s what some of them said about this list:
Mama, I made it! ??? https://t.co/um30vFH1cZ
— Larry Madowo (@LarryMadowo) September 4, 2017
— Pippa Malmgren 中国行 (@DrPippaM) September 4, 2017
— Philip Cowley (@philipjcowley) September 4, 2017
— Dr. Zeyad ALshammari (@zeyad9999) September 4, 2017
— Christina Greer (@Dr_CMGreer) September 4, 2017
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|Rank||Geopolitics Experts||Power Score|
| Donald Tusk |
Twitter channel of Donald Tusk, President of the European Council. Managed by the media team.
| George Freidman |
Leading geopolitical forecaster and Chairman of @GPFutures. Former Chairman of @Stratfor. #geopolitics
| Condoleezza Rice |
Professor, Author, Pianist, Golfer, Avid football fan, former U.S. Secretary of State & National Security Advisor
| Senator Ben Cardin |
U.S. Senator for Maryland. #SavetheBay. Small Biz, Foreign Relations, Finance, Enviro committees. https://t.co/Rwn7M4xbXO
| Carl Biltd |
Co-Chair European Council on Foreign Relations @ecfr. Among many other things. På svenska på @cbildt.
| Jennifer Granholm |
Patriot; Former Gov. of MI; Prof. @UCBerkeley @GoldmanSchool; fierce Democrat; wife to my hero; mom of 3 glorious souls; @CNN Sr Contributor
| Ben Shapiro |
EIC https://t.co/Jd8PhAEM3i, syndicated radio host and columnist, host of "The Ben Shapiro Show," National Review, NYT bestseller
| Pippa Malmgren |
Founder DRPM Group and H Robotics, Presidential Advisor, best-selling author, trendspotter, economist, public speaker & NED. @DrPippaM on Intragram, Twitter and facebook
| Ian Bremmer |
political scientist, author, prof at nyu, columnist at time, president @eurasiagroup, @gzeromedia. if you lived here, you'd be home now.
| Philip J. Crowley |
Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State and author of Red Line: American Foreign Policy in a Time of Fractured Politics and Failing States.
| Radosław Sikorski |
Senior Fellow @CES_Harvard, Distinguished Statesman @CSIS, Senior Advisor @Eurasiagroup; [email protected]
| Evan McMullin |
Co-founder of @StandUpRepublic and @StandUpIdeas with @mindyfinn. Former independent presidential candidate, CIA, House GOP policy. [email protected]
| Richard N. Haass |
President, Council on Foreign Relations. Author, A World in Disarray (https://t.co/p8rKjlpoT5). Opinions my own; RTs/follows not endorsements
| Harald Malmgren |
Economist, geopolitical and geosecurity strategist, rethinking global finance and the role of governance in our wellbeing, author and speaker
| Reza Aslan |
The little beast Reza Aslan is a scholar of what, exactly? Evil! - Pamela Geller
| Ben Rhodes |
Obama foreign policy advisor and speechwriter. Mets fan, Cuba negotiator, dad to Ella and Chloe.
| Rod Beckstrom |
CEO, BECKSTROM, Chairman of Stealth Security and HitCheck, Former Dir. of U.S. Natl. Cybersecurity Center & CEO of ICANN. Geopolitics/Track II diplomacy.
| Mustafa Kibaroğlu |
BJK; GSL; Industrial Eng’g (BSc) & Econ (MA) Bogazici Uni; Int’l Rel (PhD) Bilkent Uni; Southampton Uni; Monterey Inst; Harvard Uni; Pugwash; MEF Uni; Prof. Dr.
| Jessie Jane Duff |
Gunnery Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps (ret) | Senior Fellow, London Center for Policy Research | https://t.co/Tp9bdKYXVp
| Rula Jebreal |
Visiting Professor, The University of Miami. Author. Foreign Policy analyst.
| Nada Bakos |
Former CIA Analyst 2000-2010. CNN Nat Sec analyst. Book release on Iraq TBD: The Targeter. 4th Generation Montanan. Templeton Fellow @FPRI
| Tina Fordham |
Citi's Chief Global Political Analyst. Geopolitics, Vox Populi, Mkts UN HLP Women's Econ Empowerment California Londoner Personal acct #BeBrave
| Federica Mogherini |
High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Vice President of the EU Commission
| Ishaan Tharoor |
Foreign affairs writer @WashingtonPost, formerly @TIME. Also teaching @GeorgetownSFS. New Yorker. Opinions my own. Victoria concordia crescit
| Annie Lowrey |
I write about economic policy for @TheAtlantic. Say hi on [email protected].
| Melissa Harris-Perry |
Co-hosting @TapFreedom, Directing @AJCCenter, Traveling w/ @WakeTheVote, Blacking Up Campus w/ @TheNation, Writing for @ellemagazine, Feeding Poultry in Prada
| George F. Will |
Columnist on politics and domestic and foreign affairs; Nice Little Place on the North Side - In Bookstores now http://t.co/y6WHaRLKax
| Brooke Binkowski |
Border, immigration, human rights reporter. Managing editor @snopes. Love reading, music, geopolitics etc. Curious; mouthy; rarely serious.
| O. Bula Escobar |
International Geopolitics Expert. Former UN Rep - Catholic -Pro-West -Patriot - Multilingual - Writer: Watch Your Backyard & El Plan Maestro
| Larry Madowo |
Business Editor, @BBCAfrica. Global Contributing Columnist, @washingtonpost. Wannabe Techie. Bad puns in 5 languages. Nomad. All views mine
| Amberin Zaman |
Columnist @AlMonitor @DikenComTr #Turkey Correspondent @TheEconomist 1999-2016 @TheWilsonCenter Policy Fellow 2016-2017 #Kurds #Syria #Iraq #Armenia
| Dean Baker |
I am a senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (@ceprdc). I also run the blog Beat the Press (@beat_the_press)
| Pierre Levy |
Books: Collective Intelligence 1994, Becoming Virtual 1995, Cyberculture 1997, The Semantic Sphere 2011 #Philosophy #Edtech #Data #AI #IEML #askplevy
| Jasmin Mujanović |
Political scientist. Southeast European & global affairs. "Hunger & Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans" now out via @HurstPublishers & @OxUniPress.
| Paul Musgrave |
Political science assistant professor @UMassAmherst. Foreign policy and international relations. George J. Mitchell Scholar.
| Elad Ratson |
Diplomat, Counsellor for Public Diplomacy @IsraelinUK. Special @IsraelMFA Adviser 4 Algorithmic Diplomacy.
| Patrick W. Watson |
Mauldin Economics senior editor and macro analyst. Topics: world trade, central banks, geopolitics, fintech. Animal lover. Catholic/Dad/Texan. Opinions mine.
| Chad P. Bown |
Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, @PIIE | Co-host @Trade__Talks podcast | Former policy: @ObamaWhiteHouse CEA, @WorldBank, @WTO | Tweets/RTs my own
| Seth Masket |
Political scientist, @UofDenver. Director, @CAPatDU. Author of The Inevitable Party. Contributor at @pacificstand and @voxdotcom/@MisOfFact.
| Javier Solana |
President of @ESADEgeo - Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics. Distinguished Fellow at @BrookingsInst.
| Steve Clemons |
Political and Foreign Policy Commentator ~ Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic and National Journal. Contributor, MSNBC
| Mr. Aye Dee |
Africa & Middle East Public Policy & Security Expert. ΑΦΑ
| Paolo Manzo |
Correspondent in Brazil - I write in 4 languages #LatAm #geopolitics #finance #HRs #intelligence #NGOs [email protected]
| Guillaume De DURAT |
MD in Political Science & Law, Health, ehealth, AI IA, Compliance, Ethics #hcsmeufr Geopolitics, lecturer. Be predictive, Open-minded & humour to survive #Pilot
| Sharmine Narwani |
Writer, commentator & analyst covering Middle East geopolitics; Former Senior Associate, St Antony's College, Oxford U; email: [email protected]
| Christina Greer |
Political Scientist; @NYUMcSilver Fellow; Assoc. Prof at @FordhamNYC; Analyst; Author of Black Ethnics; Host of The Aftermath on https://t.co/Tnmp8kwocf
| Nicolas Tenzer |
Sr civil servant writer edit @RevueLeBanquet chair @CERAP_Paris Guest Prof @PSIASciencesPo Tweets my own RT≠endorsement #geopolitics #riskanalysis #humanrights
| Sameera Khan |
Russia Today DC Correspondent | Foreign Policy Analyst | Political Scientist | Former @BernieSanders Surrogate | Miss New Jersey US ‘15 | [email protected]
| Aditya Raj Kaul |
Associate Editor, @Republic, Foreign/Strategic Affairs. Reported from Baghdad, Jerusalem, Ramallah, Kashmir. Track Af-Pak. Mountain guy. Kashmiri roots.
| Lawrence Freedman |
Emeritus Professor of War Studies King's College London. Strategy: A History (OUP). Next book: The Future of War: A History (Penguin, UK, PublicAffairs US)
| Jon Williams |
Managing Director @rtenews. Ex Managing/Foreign Editor @ABC, ex World Editor @BBC. Board member @PressFreedom, runner, bootcamper, traveller, Scouser.
| Robert Kimbell |
You now know who I am. So, let's get the very best from the UK. There's so much more to be achieved. So much potential. RTs and Follows are not endorsements.
| Norman Finkelstein |
Official Twitter account for Norman G. Finkelstein. News, links, and other items of interest concerning his work, writing, and appearances.
| Milena Rodban |
Risk, in stilettos. Polymath in progress. Geopolitical Risk Consultant and Interactive Simulation Designer. @GoucherCollege/@GeorgetownSFS alum. Views own.
| Michael Horowitz |
Geopolitical and security analyst @LeBeckInt. I tweet about MENA. Views are my own
| Jacek Saryusz-Wolski |
Poseł do Parl Eur, Kom.Zagraniczna, Konstytucyjna, Del ds NATO, Ukrainy, EURONEST / EP Member, Foreign&Constitutional Cttees,NATO, Ukraine, EURONEST Del.
| Marios Karatzias |
#Social citizen CEO of @SocialWiz Believes in people's potential 2 innovate.Champions #SocialMedia. Tweets in Greek+English.RTs not endorsement #geopolitics
| Wallace Kantai |
Business · Foreign Policy
| Ivo Daalder |
President @ChicagoCouncil. Former US Amb @NATO. Policy Wonk. Author. Proud husband & dad. Dog lover. Baseball fan. New Chicagoan. Old Dutchman.
| Lee Drutman |
Political scientist | Senior fellow, @NewAmerica | Contributor, @voxdotcom | Professor, @JHUGovStudies | Author, The Business of America is Lobbying
| Surya Raj Acharya |
Spokesperson, @BibeksheelSajha Engineer & Policy Analyst, PhD, Univ of Tokyo. RT not endorsement. Tweets are personal.
| Patrick Dunleavy |
Political scientist, #LSE & @UCIGPA - elections & parties, state theory, political power, digital government & IT. Higher education & academic authoring
| Maiol Sanaüja |
Filòsof i jurista. Asset Manager. Focus on #Diplomacy, #Geopolitics, #Security & #Semiotics. Ex notitia victoria. Twitter suspended @maiolsanauja! Why?
| Callum Thomas |
Head of Research @topdowncharts Likes: charts, data, macro, multi-asset investing, economics, geopolitics, contrarianism. (tweets = not advice)
| Tal Schneider |
Diplomatic & Political Correspondent @ https://t.co/R9tOwO7Da4, former DC Correspondent. Writes about Politics, Foreign Affairs, Gender. RT ≠ endorsement
| Philip Cowley |
Professor of Politics, @QMPoliticsIR . The J stands for Joined Twitter Too Late To Be Called @PhilipCowley. Or John.
| Nayef Al-Rodhan |
Philosopher, Neuroscientist, Geostrategist #SpaceSecurity #GlobalFutures #Neurophilosophy #Geopolitics #Politicaltheory [email protected]
| Robert J Somynne |
Foreign Policy/Researcher/VideoJourno @AJEnglish @guardian @NewStatesman @new_foreign @openDemocracy @ScotNational @bellacaledonia @The_NewArab #Iran #sexwork
| Jennifer Ditchburn |
Editor-in-Chief/Rédactrice en chef, Policy Options/Options Politiques (@IRPP). jditchburn (at) irpp (dot) org. Orgullosamente hispano canadiense.
| Tim Bale |
Teach Politics and write stuff at Queen Mary University of London, where I also run a project on party membership in the 21st Century - https://t.co/X2UELPVyHr.
| Mamur Mustapha |
Entrepreneur, Rights Activist, Environmentalist, Book Connoisseur, #GeoPolitics, #ForeignPolicy, #Philosophy, Freethinker, Anarchosyndicalist, Strategist.
| Jennifer S Musisi |
@KCCAUG ED — Official Feed. RTs & Following ≠ Endorsements. Instagram @jennifermusisi. Policy: https://t.co/B5zcUMQZYy
| 石井孝明 |
ジャーナリスト。エネルギー問題、グリーン経済、医療、農業政策、金融、投資と資産運用情報、安全保障問題、科学と工業技術。趣味で軍事史と経済史 Journalist. Reporting Japanese energy policy and technology.
| James Wallner |
@RSI Senior Fellow; Adjunct Professor @AmericanU, @CatholicUniv; Contributor @dcexaminer, @LawLiberty; Author, On Parliamentary War and Death of Deliberation
| Kristina Dei |
Think Long, Write Short. #Geopolitics #NatSec #HumanMapping It's not how...its who.
| Ksenija Pavlovic |
WH Correspondent. Journalism can never be silent. Support independent journalism of @pavlovictoday Donate:https://t.co/xcrmNKuVIf
| Bram Weerts |
Work @HfSResearch. I tweet about #Entrepreneurship, #Blockchain, #Cryptocurrencies, #Geopolitics and the #HfSFORA. Operations & Sales Executive. HKS Alumni
| Dan Gabriel |
Former #CIA. Insurgencies, foreign and domestic.
| Matthew Campbell |
I write international features for Bloomberg and Businessweek. All views my own, etc. mcampbell39 at bloomberg dot net
| Jason Buttrill |
Former Intelligence Analyst for DoD, Geopolitical Analyst and writer/Chief Researcher for MRA.
| Evan Feigenbaum |
Vice Chairman, Paulson Institute; Co-Founder, MacroPolo; Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment; twice U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State; Asia's past/ future.
| Ryan D. Enos |
Political Scientist, Harvard University
| Kathleen Hicks |
Kissinger Chair, SVP, & Int'l Security Dir. @csis. Geopolitics, defense, women & leadership, social justice. Pentagon survivor. Trying hard to be amused.
| Dr. Zeyad ALshammari |
Political Science with a concentration in IR & PP with focus on GCC, Middle East & Foreign Policy. دكتوراه في العلوم السياسية ومتدرب في الكونغوس الأمريكي
| Ayee Macaraig |
Correspondent, @AFPManila. Newshound. Filipino journalist. Geopolitical geek. Southeast Asia watcher. Learning French.
| Allan Lichtman |
Distinguished Professor of History: American University. Author of 9 books, most recently, The Case For Impeachment (Dey Street Books, 2017).
| Alan Salehzadeh |
Lecturer and researcher specialized in geopolitical questions related to the Middle-East and North Africa. Geopoliittisiin konflikteihin erikoistunut tutkija.
| Elena Holodny |
Journalist at @NBCNews in Moscow. Retweets not endorsements. [email protected]
| Vincent Eiffling |
Researcher/ Ph.D./Louvain University (CECRI-Belgium)/ St-Cyr Military School (CREC-France)/ Iran-Turkey-Middle East / Security and Geopolitic - Author on
| Murat Yesiltas |
PhD, Critical Geopolitics | SAU Middle East Institute @SAUOrtadogu| Security Studies, SETA @setavakfi | Working on Geopolitics, Territory and Security
| Doug Rediker |
Chair, Intl Capital Strategies, N/R Senior Fellow @BrookingsInst, Fmr #IMF Exec Board, Fmr @PIIE, Past Chair Geopolitics/Geoeconomics @WEF R/T not endorsement
| Lynn Vavreck |
Hoffenberg Professor of American Politics @UCLA, & contributor to The @UpshotNYT @NYTimes. In a few words: music, food, horses, & a good presidential campaign.
| Jay Syrmopoulos |
Sr. geopolitical analyst @TFTPROJECT Nat'l security reporter @BenSwann_'s #TruthinMedia. Repub'd by MintPress, Zero Hedge, Strategic Culture Fdtn and many more
| Sangwon Yoon |
#Korea-born, #MiddleEast-raised. @business @AJEnglish @AP @reuters @NYUCAS alum. #geopolitics #diplomacy #technology #risk #women
| Safira Deborah |
Career Foreign Service Officer; Former US Ambassador to Kuwait (2008-11) and Libya (2013-2015); Retiring from USG (and Twitter) in November 2016.
| Charles Martin |
Managing Director @EastAsiaGroup #Geopolitics #PoliticalRisk #Strategy #BusinessDev #Investment #FDI #Trade #MandA #MacroResearch #MarketResearch
| Neil Quilliam |
Specialist in energy policy, geopolitics & MENA. Director Strategic Advisory Service @TheRapidanGroup. Syria Project Director @ChathamHouse. Runner,Chelsea fan.
| Dr. Shireen Mazari |
A Pakistan political scientist and a prominent geostrategist. Belonging to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
| Ranya Khalifa رانيا |
International relations, geopolitics, media, theater, Middle East Studies M.A, تحيا جمهورية مصر العربية
| Avijit Goel |
Geopolitical Analyst & Corporate Leader.Chevening Fellow from Oxford University.
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