Louis René Beres

Louis René Beres is the Emeritus Professor of International Law at Purdue University. He was educated at Princeton (Ph.D., 1971), and is the author of many books, monographs and articles on nuclear strategy and nuclear war. His twelfth book, Surviving Amid Chaos: Israel's Nuclear Strategy, was published in 2016 by Rowman & Littlefield. Recently, he also co-authored a monograph with General (USA/ret.) Barry McCaffrey, entitled Israel's Nuclear Strategy and America's National Security, which was published at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Professor Beres is also a frequent contributor to Harvard National Security Journal (Harvard Law School), Yale Global Online; JURIST; The Atlantic;International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence; The Jerusalem Post; The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, The National Interest; US News & World Report; The Hill; Oxford University Press; BESA Perspectives (Israel); and Israel Defense. He was also Chair of Project Daniel (Prime Minister Sharon, Iranian nuclear threat) in 2003-2004 (Israel). He was born in Zürich, Switzerland, at the end of World War II.