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Ilan Berman

Ilan Berman is vice president for policy at the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, DC. An expert on security issues in the Middle East, Central Asia, and Russia, he has consulted for the CIA and the Pentagon and is a frequent guest on radio and television. His writings have appeared in The National Interest, the International Herald Tribune, Financial Times and Middle East Quarterly (<> and <>). He is adjunct professor at the National Defense University and editor of the Journal of International Security Affairs.

Mr. Berman holds a Masters in International Politics from the American University in Washington, DC and a Juris Doctorate from the Washington College of Law. He is an adjunct professor at the American University's School of International Service, where he teaches graduate-level courses in international law and international security.

Mr. Berman is the author of Partnership in Transition: US-Israel Strategic Cooperation Beyond the Cold War (Washington, DC: Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, 2000).