Experts

Daniel L. Byman

Professor at Georgetown University and Research Director of the Saban Center at Brookings Institution

Dan Byman focuses on counterterrorism and Middle East security. He also directs Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies.

For more information, visit: Dan Byman at Brookings.

Martin S. Indyk

Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution

Martin Indyk is the Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy.† Ambassador to Israel and assistant secretary of state for near east affairs during the Clinton Administration, Martin Indyk directs the Saban Center for Middle East Policy. He currently focuses on the Clinton administrationís diplomacy and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

For more information, visit: Martin Indyk at Brookings.

Michael E. O'Hanlon

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution

Michael OíHanlon specializes in U.S. national security policy. He is senior author of the Iraq Index. A former defense budget analyst who advised members of Congress on military spending, he specializes in Iraq, North Korea, homeland security, the use of military force and other defense issues. He is also director of Opportunity 08: Independent Ideas for Our Next President.

For more information, visit Michael O'Hanlon at Brookings.

Tamara Cofman Wittes

Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution

An expert on Middle East affairs, Tamara Cofman Wittes focuses on U.S. efforts to promote democracy and the Arab-Israeli peace process. She has directed several Middle East research projects, including the Middle East Democracy and Development Project at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy.

For more information, visit: Tamara Cofman Wittes at Brookings.