Brian E. Frydenborg is an American freelance writer and consultant from the New York City area who was based in Amman, Jordan, from early 2014 through mid-2019. He holds an M.S. in Peace Operations and specializes in a wide range of interrelated topics, including international and U.S. policy and politics, security, conflict, terrorism and counterterrorism, humanitarianism, international development, social justice, and history. He believes strongly in art and culture being informed by, and informing, all of the above topics. You can follow and contact him on Twitter: @bfry1981 and at his news website, Real Context News https://realcontextnews.com.