Andrew Tabler - Washington Institute - Syria and Middle East
Andrew J. Tabler is the Martin J. Gross Fellow in the Program on Arab Politics at The Washington Institute, where he focuses on Syria and U.S. Middle East policy.
Mr. Tabler achieved unparalleled long-term access to Bashar al-Assad's Syria. During seven years residence in Damascus and Beirut, Mr. Tabler served as a consultant on U.S.-Syria relations for the International Crisis Group (2008); as a fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs (2005-2007); and was co-founder and editor-in-chief of Syria Today, Syria's first private-sector English-language magazine. Mr. Tabler previously served as senior editor and director of editorial for the Oxford Business Group and Regional Editor of the Cairo-based Middle East Times, where he focused on Arab-Israeli peace negotiations. He has lived, worked and studied extensively in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey.