Experts

  • Social Scientist, Formerly with United States Army, US Forces-Iraq
  • Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Director, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University
    Professor Bruce Hoffman has been studying terrorism and insurgency for more than thirty-five years. Professor Hoffman previously held the Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation and was also Director of RAND’s Washington, D.C. Office.  He was Scholar-in-Residence for Counterterrorism at the Central Intelligence Agency between 2004 and 2006; an a...
  • U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist
  • Robert Litwak is Vice President for Scholars and Director of International Security Studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and a Consultant to the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Litwak served on the National Security Council staff as Director for Nonproliferation in...
  • Program Manager, National Security Office, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    EducationPh.D. in History (European and Russian), August 1982, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; M.A. in Government, May 1975; B.A. in Philosophy, June 1973 ExperienceSenior Advisor, National Security Office, Office of the Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2006-present. Providing policy support to Laboratory Director, senior leadership and division programs, administering and c...
  • Professor, Georgetown University
    Joseph Sassoon teaches at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, part of the School for Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His expertise includes, history, politics and political economy of the Arab world. He has published three books, the last one won the British-Kuwait Prize for the best book on the Middle East in 2013, and was titled: Saddam Hussein's Ba`th Party: Inside an Author...
  • Writer specializing in aviation; Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the National Air & Space Museum
     Richard Whittle is a writer specializing in aviation and author of The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey, (Simon & Schuster, 2010). Now at work on a history of the Predator, the first modern armed drone, for publisher Henry Holt and Company, Whittle is the Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the National Air & Space Museum for the 2013-2014 academic year. He is...

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