Jacob Zenn

Jacob Zenn is an analyst of African and Eurasian Affairs for The Jamestown Foundation and consultant on countering violent extremism, international law of freedom of association, socio-cultural analysis for geospatial visualization. He is a non-resident research fellow of the Center for Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies in Shanghai, China and a specialist in the international law and best practices related to the freedom of association. Mr. Zenn has written on international law and security for Terrorism Monitor, Militant Leadership Monitor, and Eurasia Daily Monitor; Jane’s Intelligence Review-China Watch; Johns Hopkins SAIS Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst; and the International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law. He has been cited by BBC, Washington Post, al-Jazeera, CNN, Voice of America, Deutsche Welle, South China Morning Post, and Toronto Star. In February 2013, he testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats, on "Islamist Militant Threats to Eurasia." Mr. Zenn graduated as a Global Law Scholar from Georgetown Law in 2011 and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Nanjing Center for Chinese-American Studies in Nanjing, China in 2007.

Contact This Expert

Contact Expert
CAPTCHA image for SPAM prevention If you can't read the word, click here.
CAPTCHA (Enter text as shown.)

Articles by Jacob Zenn

Click Here For Full Bio




    Donate to Jamestown 

    Support Jamestown



    Breaking News:

    Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

    July 15, 2015 02:00 PM


    On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....

    Cat: Event
    go to Archive ->

    Media Appearances 

    Al-Jazeera Cites Animesh Roul

    September 30, 2015

    Animesh Roul's recent article on the Islamic State's expansion into Bangladesh was cited by al-Jazeera in an article on the recent shooting of an Italian aid worker in Dhaka.

    Category: Media Appearance

    Animesh Roul Interviewed by One India

    September 18, 2015

    Animesh Roul, a longtime Jamestown contributor, was interviewed by One India about his recent article in Terrorism Monitor on the threat of the Islamic State toward India.

    Category: Media Appearance

    Previous Articles

    Connect with us