Middle East Terrorism; Terrorism and Israel; Terrorism and The U.S.
Professor Yonah Alexander is currently a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and Director of its International Center for Terrorism Studies. Concurrently, he is Director of the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Co-Director of the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies. Both are consortia of universities and think tanks throughout the world. In addition, Professor Alexander directed the Terrorism Studies program (George Washington University) and the Studies in International Terrorism (State University of New York). Educated at Columbia University (Ph.D.), the University of Chicago (M.A.), and Roosevelt University of Chicago (B.A.), Professor Alexander taught at: The George Washington University, The American University, the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America, Tel Aviv University, Hebrew University, Haifa University, The City University of New York, and The State University of New York.
Prof. Alexander is founder and editor-in-chief of three international journals: Minorities and Group Rights; Terrorism; and Political Communication and Persuasion. He has published over 95 books on the subjects of international affairs and terrorism. His 2008 publications include Evolution of U.S. Counterterrorism Policy: A Documentary Collection (3 Vols.); Turkey: Terrorism, Civil Rights, and the European Union; and The New Iranian Leadership: Terrorism, Nuclear Ambition, and the Middle East. Terrorism on the High Seas: From Piracy to Strategic Challenge and Terrorists in Our Midst: Professor Alexander has appeared on many television and radio programs in over 60 countries. He recently participated in discussions related to maritime terrorism, al-Qaida, and the Mumbai attack on al-Jazeera, Syrian, Swedish, Turkish, Indian, Voice of America, and CNN. His op-ed articles and interviews were published in both the United States and the international press.