Ilan Berman, JD

DSS 702, DSS 630

Professional Experience American Foreign Policy  Council (AFPC), 2002-Present

  • Areas of expertise: Iran, Middle East security  issues, International terrorism, proliferation and counterproliferation,  transnational threats, Central Asian political dynamics, Russian foreign and  military policy, international law; national/homeland security planning
  • Publications  include:
  • Editorials in  the New York Times, International  Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Wall  Street Journal, Asian Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington  Times, New York Post, Baltimore Sun, and Defense News
  • Articles in The  National Interest, Middle East Quarterly, The Washington  Quarterly, The American Spectator, Jane’s Defense Weekly, Strategic  Review, Turkish Policy Quarterly and The Journal of International  Security Affairs
  • Books: Tehran  Rising: Iran’s Challenge to the United States (Rowman & Littlefield,  September 2005); Dismantling Tyranny: Transitioning Beyond Totalitarian  Regimes (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005) (co-edited); Taking on Tehran: Strategies for Confronting the Islamic Republic (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007) (edited); Winning  the Long War: Retaking the Offensive Against Radical Islam (Rowman &  Littlefield, 2009)

Forbes.com, Columnist,  2010-Present

  • Write monthly column entitled “Present Dangers” covering contemporary foreign affairs, national security and defense issues                  

Missouri State University, Graduate  Department of Defense and Strategic Studies Faculty, 2006-Present

  • DSS  702, DSS 630:  International law; regional security in the Middle East and Central Asia; and globalization                  

The Journal of  International Security Affairs, Editor, 2004-Present

Education J.D., Washington College of Law, American University, 2000 M.A., American University, School of International Service, 2000 B.A., Brandeis University, 1997