Musallam Ali Musallam


  • 1994, Ph. D. Degree in International Relations from Georgetown University, Washington , D.C.
  • Fellowship at St. John’s College, Oxford University, England.
  • M.A. from Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  • 1981 B.A. Political Sciences, West Liberty State College, West Virginia.


  • 1996 to present Managing Partner for ‘SKAB for Commerce & Industry’
  • Lecturer in International Affairs at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • Wrote numerous articles for OKAZ, Saudi Arabia’s leading daily newspaper
  • Member of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic mission, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Ministry of Defense & Aviation, Riyadh


  • Vice Chairman of the Institute for Social and Economic Policy in the Middle East, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, New York
  • Member of the American Businessmen of Jeddah
  • Member of the Young Presidents’ Organization
  • Member of World Economic Forum


Author of “The Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait,” published by British Academic Press, 1996.

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