Danny Leshem is a strategic affairs analyst who served for about twenty years in the IDF Intelligence Branch. After retiring from the army he worked for about five years as a research analyst at the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Tel Aviv, where among other things he published a research memorandum entitled
"Surface-to-Surface Missiles in Iraq", dated November 1990. DL has published a considerable number of professional and op-ed articles which have appeared in
Nativ and Politica periodicals and Yediot Aharonot, The Jerusalem Post,
Ha’aretz, Ma’ariv and Shishi newspapers.