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Mitchell Bard
Mitchell Geoffrey Bard is an American foreign policy analyst, editor and author who specializes in U.S.–Middle East policy. He is the Executive Director of the nonprofit American–Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE),[1][2][3] and the director of the Jewish Virtual Library.[4]
Biography
Bard received his academic degrees from the University of California (UC): B.A. in economics from Santa Barbara, his Master's degree in public policy from Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in political science from UCLA. His dissertation was on "the limits to domestic influence on U.S. Middle East Policy".[5] He was a postdoctoral fellow at UC Irvine from 1986 to 1987, researching the rescue by Israel of Ethiopian Jews from the Sudan, known as Operation Moses.[6]Bard lives in Maryland with his wife and two sons.[7]
Media career
Bard has written and edited many books, and his work has been published in academic journals and major newspapers. Bard is a former editor of the Near East Report, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's ("AIPAC") weekly newsletter on U.S.-Middle East policy.[8] Before working for the AIPAC, he was a polling analyst for the George (H.W.) Bush for President Survey Research Group during the 1988 presidential election. He has been interviewed on Fox News, MSNBC, NBC, Al-Jazeera, The Jenny Jones Show and other media outlets.[9][10]
In 2012, Bard attended the Israeli Presidential Conference.[11]
Awards and recognition
In 2013, he was on the Algemeiner's list of the Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life for his work.[12]
Published works
References
  1. ^ "The Middle East Studies Association Imagines Its FUTURE". Telos Press. December 20, 2017. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  2. ^ Glassman, Marvin (October 26, 2017). "Palm Beach County synagogues collaborate on adult learning offerings". Jewish Journal. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  3. ^ "Scott Walker: Israel says its wall led to 90 percent reduction in terrorist attacks". @politifact. August 17, 2015. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "Mitchell G. Bard". C-SPAN. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  5. ^ Smith, Lee. "The Arab Lobby". Tablet. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  6. ^ Website of Mitchell Bard.
  7. ^ The Founding of the State of Israel – About the Editor p. 121
  8. ^ Berlinski, Claire (January 6, 2011). "Agents of Influence". National Review. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  9. ^ "Introducing Dr. Mitchell Bard, Middle East Expert". Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  10. ^ "Analyst says Qatar has become one of the most harmful influences in Middle East". Al Arabiya English. April 8, 2018. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  11. ^ "An Interview with Author Mitchell Bard at the Israeli Presidential Conference 2012". Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  12. ^ "Algemeiner Jewish 100: The Full List". The Algemeiner. April 25, 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  13. ^ Dershowitz, Alan (24 August 2010). "The Arab Lobby Rules America (book review)". Newsweek. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  14. ^ Solway, David (August 7, 2011). "Anti-Semitism: The Same Old Lies Since 200 B.C." PJ Media. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
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