Reuel Marc Gerecht is the Director of the Middle East Initiative at the
Project for the New American Century and a resident fellow at the American
Enterprise Institute. He is recently a contributor to Present Dangers:
Crisis and Opportunity in American Foreign Policy (Editors Robert
Kagan & William Kristol; Encounter Books, 2000) and is the author
under the pseudonym of Edward Shirley of Know Thine Enemy: A Spy's
Journey into Revolutionary Iran (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997).
A former Middle Eastern specialist in the CIA, Mr. Gerecht writes frequently
on the Middle East, Central Asia, terrorism, and intelligence, in such
publications as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,
The Washington Post, The International Herald Tribune, The
Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, The Weekly Standard,
Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Middle East Quarterly,
Playboy, and Talk.