About Wayne White

Wayne White is a former Deputy Director of the State Department's Middle East/South Asia Intelligence Office (INR/NESA). Earlier in the Foreign Service and later in the INR he served in Niger, Israel, Egypt, the Sinai and Iraq as an intelligence briefer to senior officials of many Middle East countries and as the State Department's representative to NATO Middle East Working Groups in Brussels. Now a Scholar with the Middle East Institute, Mr. White has written numerous articles, been cited in scores of publications, and made numerous TV and radio appearances.

Author Archives: Wayne White

Iraq: Maliki on the Way Out?

July 25th, 2014 | by Wayne White

by Wayne White After a drought of news on Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s bid to stay in power, a

Iraq: Get a Grip, Tread Carefully

June 16th, 2014 | by Wayne White

by Wayne White Coverage of the Iraqi crisis from the media to Capitol Hill has been characterized by scary worst-case

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