Senior Fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the US Have Attacked Iraq?"
"We didn't go to war in Iraq as far as I'm concerned primarily out of concerns about terrorism but more about concerns about weapons of mass destruction. All that after the fact has been blown away. What we need to focus on now is what condition are we going to leave Iraq in?"
"Is the U.S. Better Protected Against a Terrorist Attack?" CNN, Aug. 7, 2004
Experts Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the US - Iraq conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the US - Iraq conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution
Director, Center for Peace and Security Studies and the Security Studies Program, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foriegn Service, Georgetown University, 2003-Present
Professional Staff Member, Joint 9/11 Inquiry, U.S. House and Senate Intelligence Committees, 2001-2002
Policy Analyst and Director for Research, Center for Middle East Public Policy, The RAND Corporation, 1997-2002
Political Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency, 1990-1993
PhD, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997