Born in Medina Al Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1943, Major General (R) Dr. Anwar bin Majid bin Anwar Eshki is Chairman of Middle East Centre for Strategic and Legal Studies (MeSc). He is a renowned scholar with a background of decade’s long career in Kingdoms Royal Forces. He got his PhD in law from prestigious Golden Gate University California, U.S.A. He is a graduate of Military Staff College Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from where he got his Master degree in Military Studies.
Dr Eshki’s career extends back to 1960’s as an Army Officer in Royal Army of Kingdom. In his military career he has been assigned to various important and significant posts, inside and outside of Saudi Arabia. In early 60’s he contributed with the Arab League forces between Kuwait and Iraq. He also accompanied the Late King Faisal in several international summits and meetings. Dr. Eshki was present in King’s delegation, when he (King Faisal) visited Indonesia and Malaysia in 1960s.
In 1977 he was the Leader Assistant in Saudi peace keeping forces in Lebanon. From 1983 to 1985 he was the Advisor to HRH Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the Saudi Ambassador in Washington D.C. From 1985 to 2002 he served with Special Committee of Council Ministers as a Legal and Strategic consultant. Dr. Eshki’s contributions and his a half century long career show his commitment and resolve towards Kingdom.
Dr Eshki is a seasoned writer of Strategic and legal issues. He is the author of thirty (30) books and sixteen (16) research papers on various topics related to military, strategy, international relations and international law. Apart from his written work, He has been representing Saudi Arabia in numerous national and international seminars, workshops, conferences and studies. As an international authority on a wide array of subjects related to national and international security, military strategy, international law and foreign relations, he has frequently spoken at national and international forums. He has delivered almost 170 lectures in Kingdom and abroad on aforementioned topics. He has also been a frequent speaker at national and international media forums.