Daniel R. Mahanty

Daniel R. Mahanty is the Acting Director of the Office of Near Eastern Affairs in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor at the U.S. Department of State. He has 14 years of public service, and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. The views expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of State or the U.S. Government.