Adam Baron is a writer, consultant and political analyst focusing on the Middle East with an emphasis on Yemen and the Gulf. He is currently a visiting fellow at the European Council for Foreign Relations and an International Security Program fellow at the New America Foundation.

His writing has appeared in outlets including Foreign Policy, the Nation (US), The Daily Beast, the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, the Independent (UK), Brownbook, Vice, the National (UAE), the BCC online, Roads and Kingdoms, the Atlantic, World Politics Review, Vice, and Sports Illustrated, while he has been interviewed by radio and television outlets in the United States, Canada and Europe, including CBS Radio, ABC Radio, France 24, Sky News, CNN, the CBC, NPR, Monocle Radio, MSNBC and the BBC.

Born and raised in Baltimore, he holds a BA from Williams College in degree in Arab Studies and Religion and an MA in International Peace and Security from the department of War Studies at Kings College London. Currently based between Beirut and Europe, he reported from Yemen for Economist, McClatchy Newspapers and the Christian Science Monitor from 2011 to 2014.