Ivo H. Daalder, PhD Biography
||Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
||Pro to the question "Should the US Have Attacked Iraq?"
"I think the risk that Iraq today poses after September 11th is simply unacceptable. And unless we can find a way short of a major military intervention to get Saddam out in order to take his weapons of mass destruction down, we will have to go in."
Interview with Ben Wattenberg, "Think Tank: Is Iraq Next?," www.pbs.org, Jan. 10, 2002
|Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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:
||Permanent Representative, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), May 2009-present
Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution
Former Director of Research, Center for International and Security Studies, University of Maryland
Former Member, Study Group of US Commission on National Security/21st Century
Former Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland
Director for European Affairs on President Clinton's National Security Council, 1995-1997
||PhD, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1990
MLitt, International Relations, University of Oxford, 1984
MA, Political Science, Georgetown University, 1982
BA, Politics and Government, University of Kent, 1982
||Born in The Hague, Netherlands, 1960