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.

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    Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

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    The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference  will be held on May 12th. The conference will feature a number of the best China...


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    Jamestown's Margarita Assenova Interviewed by Georgian News Agency Accent

    April 11, 2016

    Margarita Assenova, Jamestown Director of Programs for Balkans, Caucasus & Central Asia, spoke with Georgian news agency Accent, on April 11, about Georgia's breakaway territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

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    Senior Fellow Willy Lam cited by BBC

    April 6, 2016

    Senior Fellow Willy Lam has been cited in an article by the BBC about the "Panama Papers" in regards to the wealth secreted abroad by elite Chinese leaders and their families. Dr. Lam noted that Chinese President Xi...

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