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COLUMNISTS
Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi
Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi

Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi is a former Saudi diplomat who specializes in Southeast Asian affairs. He can be reached at algham@hotmail.com or via Twitter @DrAliAlghamdi

COLUMNISTS
Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi
Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi

Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi is a former Saudi diplomat who specializes in Southeast Asian affairs. He can be reached at algham@hotmail.com or via Twitter @DrAliAlghamdi

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