Adrian Blomfield is available for comment and analysis on developments in eastern, central and the horn of Africa, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. Over the past 16 years he has been based in Nairobi, Baghdad, Moscow and Jerusalem. Adrian held the following positions over that time: 2009 -- 2012: Jerusalem Bureau Chief/Middle East Correspondent, The Daily Telegraph (UK) 2005 -- 2009: Moscow Bureau Chief, The Daily Telegraph (UK) 2004 -- 2005: Correspondent, Baghdad Bureau, The Daily Telegraph (UK) 2003 -- 2004: East Africa Correspondent, The Economist 2001 -- 2004: East Africa Correspondent, The Daily Telegraph 1999 -- 2001: Financial Markets Correspondent, Nairobi Bureau, Reuters. Since 2012, Adrian has been involved in an education project in Kenya. He has begun to write again on a freelance basis since February, 2016.