Adam Baron is a writer and political analyst who is currently a visiting fellow at the European Council for Foreign Relations, focusing on the Middle East with an emphasis on Yemen and the wider Arabian Peninsula.

Based in Sanaa, Yemen from January 2011 to May 2014, he reported regularly for the Economist, McClatchy Newspapers and the Christian Science Monitor. His writing has also appeared in Foreign Policy, the Nation (US), The Daily Beast, the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, the Independent (UK), Brownbook, Vice, the National (UAE), the BCC online, al Jazeera English 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, CNN, the CBC, NPR, Monocle Radio, al Jazeera English and various arms of 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. He is currently based between London and Beirut.