Bernardo Pires de Lima is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC, a Researcher at the Portuguese Institute of International Relations, in Lisbon, and a columnist for the Portuguese daily newspaper Diário de Notícias. A Lecturer at several Portuguese and European universities and diplomatic academies, Mr. Pires de Lima has published widely on transatlantic security, European integration, and Africa and Middle East affairs.