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Beverley Milton-Edwards is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center. She is also a professor of politics at Queen’s University Belfast. Her research focuses on security sector governance in the Middle East and the challenges of political Islam.

Milton-Edwards is known for having pioneered both scholarship and practice in the field of conflict management, including ceasefires. She has worked as a special adviser to the European Union’s High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy, as well as for the European Union Special Envoy to the Middle East Peace Process. She has been commissioned by a number of government departments for the United Kingdom, Norway and the Netherlands to provide her expert analysis on various topics including extremism, security sector reform, the Muslim Brotherhood, and the Arab Spring.

In the Middle East, she has worked as a mediator in securing ceasefires, ceasefire monitoring, verification activities, and formal track II Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. From 2006 to 2010, she was the principal investigator to the European Union’s Civil Police Mission to the Palestinian Territories Program.

Beverley Milton-Edwards is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center. She is also a professor of politics at Queen’s University Belfast. Her research focuses on security sector governance in the Middle East and the challenges of political Islam.

Milton-Edwards is known for having pioneered both scholarship and practice in the field of conflict management, including ceasefires. She has worked as a special adviser to the European Union’s High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy, as well as for the European Union Special Envoy to the Middle East Peace Process. She has been commissioned by a number of government departments for the United Kingdom, Norway and the Netherlands to provide her expert analysis on various topics including extremism, security sector reform, the Muslim Brotherhood, and the Arab Spring.

In the Middle East, she has worked as a mediator in securing ceasefires, ceasefire monitoring, verification activities, and formal track II Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. From 2006 to 2010, she was the principal investigator to the European Union’s Civil Police Mission to the Palestinian Territories Program.

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