Daniel Pipes, Abraham Sofaer, Jonathan Spyer & Jim Hanson on MEF Radio

Today’s Guests

Daniel Pipes, President Middle East Forum

Abraham D. Sofaer, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs, Emeritus.

Abraham Sofaer is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and then a Legal Adviser to the United States State Department. After resigning from the State Department he became the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs at theHoover Institution, Stanford University. Sofaer’s work focuses on the power over war within the US government and on issues related to international law, terrorism, diplomacy, and national security.


Jonathan Spyer, Director of the Rubin Center, IDC Herzliya and Fellow at the Middle East Forum

Jonathan Spyer is a Middle East analyst, author and journalist focusing on Syria, Lebanon and Israeli strategic affairs. Jonathan Spyer is Director of the Rubin Center for Research in International Affairs in Israel. Spyer holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and an M.A. in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.

Twitter ID: @jonathan_spyer


Jim Hanson, President of Security Studies Group

Jim Hanson previously served in US Army Special Forces and conducted Counter-Terrorism, Counter-Insurgency as well as Diplomatic, Intelligence and Humanitarian operations in more than a dozen countries. He is the author of Cut Down the Black Flag – A Plan to Defeat the Islamic State.

Twitter ID: @Uncle_Jimbo

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Gregg Roman is an investigative journalist and Director of the Middle East Forum.

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