Evgeuni Novikov

Evgueni Novikov is an expert with extensive on-the-ground experience in Islam and considerable practical experience in the Central Asia and Persian Gulf regions. Dr. Novikov was one of top experts on Islamic affairs for the Soviet government. He is the author of a number of articles and of several books, including Gorbachev and the Collapse of the Soviet Communist Party: The Historical and Theoretical Background (Peter Lang, 1994) and Central Asian Responses to Radical Islam (AFPC, 2006).