Daniel Byman

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Dr. Daniel L. Byman is a professor at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service in the Security Studies Program and Department of Government. He is a Senior Fellow and the Director of Research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution where he conducts research on terrorism, Iran, and other Middle East security issues.[1] Byman previously served as the Director of the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University and as Research Director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy at the RAND Corporation.[2]

Dr. Byman was a professional staff member on both the 9/11 commission and the Joint 9/11 Inquiry Staff of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees. Early in his career, he served as a political analyst for the U.S. government.[1] He holds a BA from Amherst College and a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[2]


Byman's publications include the books A High Price:The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism, The Five Front War: A Better Way to Fight Global Jihad, Things Fall Apart: Containing the Spillover From an Iraqi Civil War, Keeping the Peace: Lasting Solutions to Ethnic Conflicts, and Deadly Connections: States That Sponsor Terrorism.[3] Dr. Byman has written extensively on a range of topics related to terrorism, international security, civil and ethnic conflict, and the Middle East. He is a frequent contributor to Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy and The Washington Post, and his work has appeared in a range of scholarly and policy journals.

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  1. ^ a b "Daniel L. Byman". The Brookings Institution. 
  2. ^ a b "Biographies". Georgetown University. 
  3. ^ Bio and Books at Amazon.com.

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