Dan Rabkin

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Dan Rabkin is a Middle Eastern Affairs and National Security Analyst, as well as business owner. He is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and was awarded Canada's Governor General's Medal in 2005.

His viewpoints can be classified as conservative. A constant theme in Rabkin's work is advocating for regime change in Iran by empowering the Iranian people and their opposition groups.

The American conservative magazine, FrontPage Magazine, lists Rabkin as a columnist. He is also the Iran-Editor and a Middle East analyst with the World Security Foundation and a counter-terrorism and Middle East analyst at the International Analyst Network.

In addition to FrontPage Magazine, Rabkin's work has been featured in IRVAJ (Iran-Va-Jahan), Townhall.com, The Spectator, Center for Security Policy, the National Post, the Toronto Star, the Global Politician Journal of Politics and Foreign Affairs, Investor's Business Daily, RealClearPolitics, the David Horowitz Freedom Center, Open Lebanon, and E.U. Politics.

On May 4, 2008, Rabkin was featured on Iran National TV where he debated for regime change in Iran. He was also featured on Al Arabiya Arabic-language television news channel during his summer 2008 trip to Iraq. In Iraq, Rabkin met and consulted with Iraqi government and security figures, leaders of the Awakening movements in Iraq, and the leadership of the Iraqi-based Iranian militant group, the Mojahedin-e-Khalq.

On March 17, 2009, Rabkin was the featured guest on Politics and Religion, an internationally broadcast radio show based in Texas. During the one-hour interview, Rabkin predicted that Israel will most likely strike Iranian nuclear facilities sometime in the next few years, barring regime change in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

On June 30, 2009, Terry Glavin wrote an op-ed in the National Post in which he quotes Rabkin as saying that the Iranian regime is obsessed with the National Council of Resistance of Iran, the political arm of the Mojahedin-e-Khalq, a designated terrorist organization in the United States. Rabkin goes on to say that "there is real dedication with these NCRI people, real discipline. They produce real results, and they have real intelligence resources in Iran." Rabkin was one of the only Middle East analysts to have visited the Mojahedin-e-Khalq (MeK) / People's Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI) military camp in Iraq, Camp Ashraf.

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