Martin Sieff has a BA, MA Oxford Univeristy, Postgraduate Middle East Studies, London School of Economics, and two years as an entry-level researcher/writer Jerusalem Post, 1977-79. Spent five years covering Northern Ireland civil war in Belfast 1980-85. Former speechwriter, Israel ambassador to UN Benjamin Netanyahu, 1986-99. Covered Israel-Arab peace process, Iran-Iraq War and Collapse of Soviet Union for The Washington Times, 1986-1999, Chief News Analyst and Managing Editor, International affairs, United Press International. Lots more. Books include "Politically Incorrect Guide to the Middle East" now in the second edition.
Current contributor to Strategic Culture Foundation web platform, Moscow.
Currently completing book profiling most successful and unlikely rescuers of populations from the Holocaust and other genocides.