Bruce Riedel

Bruce Riedel is a senior fellow in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. A career CIA officer, he has advised four presidents on Middle East and South Asian issues in the White House on the staff of the NSC. He is author of The Search for Al-Qaeda  (Brookings Institution Press, 2008) and  Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America and the Future of the Global Jihad  (Brookings Institution Press, 2011).