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About Paul Sullivan

Paul Sullivan is an internationally recognized expert on security issues including energy security, water security and food security in the Middle East and North Africa. He is an economist by training and a multidisciplinary public intellectual by choice. He is an Adjunct Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University and Adjunct Senior Fellow for Future Global Resources Threats at the Federation of American Scientists.

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Cold Winds in Cairo

November 26th, 2012 | by Paul Sullivan

When I was living in Cairo, the transition to winter was sometimes smooth. The beastly oven of summer changed slowly

Panic in Tehran

October 3rd, 2012 | by Paul Sullivan

The Iranian rial has been in free fall for the last few days. Inflation has been ramping up for the

A Walmart for Libya

September 25th, 2012 | by Paul Sullivan

Last Sunday former President Bill Clinton asked the CEO of Walmart if he would open a store in Libya. Surely

Shadow Banking and War with Iran

September 12th, 2012 | by Paul Sullivan

Shadow banks may control about 25 to 30 percent of the world’s financial system. They may be about 50 percent

Is this Déjà vu?

August 24th, 2012 | by Paul Sullivan

I am hearing the drumbeats of war again. They sound so much like the drumbeats of 2002 that I have

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