Dr. Matthew Levitt

Dr. Matthew Levitt is the Fromer-Wexler Fellow at The Washington

Institute for Near East Policy where he directs the Institute's Reinhard

Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.  Previously, Levitt

served in the senior executive service as the Deputy Assistant

Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the U.S. Department of the

Treasury and before that as an FBI counterterrorism analyst,

including work on the Millennial and September 11th plots. He also

served as a State Department counterterrorism advisor to Gen James

L. Jones, the special envoy for Middle East regional security



Levitt has taught at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced

International Studies, held fellowships with the Combating Terrorism

Center at the U.S. Military Academy (West Point) and the Homeland

Security Policy Institute at George Washington University. He is also

a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and sits on the advisory boards of think tanks in Washington DC, Singapore, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.


Widely published, Dr. Levitt is the author of Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God (Georgetown University Press/Hurst Publishers, 2013).

Fromer-Wexler Fellow and Director, Jeanette and Eli Reinhard Program on Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, United States

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