Mohamed Elmenshawy

Mohamed Elmenshawy is a former resident fellow at The Middle East Institute. He writes a weekly column for Egyptian daily Al Shorouk News.

In August 2009, he was selected to join the U.N. Secretary General's High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations initiative, as part of its Rapid Response Media Mechanism. He is a regular commentator on international politics in major international and Arabic television and radio networks. Recent appearances include Al Jazeera TV, CNN International, and C-SPAN.

His writing regularly appears in the Huffington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Policy, and other outlets.

This individual is a guest contributor for, and is not affiliated with The Middle East Institute.