About the Author:

Michael Sharnoff

Michael Sharnoff is Associate Editor, Online & Social Media for eSchool News and eCampus News. Michael completed a PhD in Middle East Studies from King's College, London, and his dissertation examines Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser's perceptions and responses to peace. Michael has congressional experience on Capitol Hill; worked at influential policy centers in Washington; lectured for the military and has written extensively on the Middle East. Follow Michael on Twitter @Michael_eSM

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