Walid Phares - Biography



Professor Walid Phares serves as an adviser to the anti-terrorism caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives and is a co-secretary general of the Transatlantic Legislative Group on Counter Terrorism, a Euro-American caucus, since 2009.

Dr. Phares briefs Congress, the European parliament, and the United Nations Security Council on matters related to international security and Middle East conflict. He consults with and lectures to several national security and defense agencies as well as to counterterrorism advisory boards in North America and Europe.

He has served on the advisory board of the Task Force on Future Terrorism of the Department of Homeland Security in 2006-2007 as well as on the Advisory Task force on Nuclear Terrorism in 2007.

He has taught global strategies at the National Defense University since 2006. He was a professor of Middle East Studies and Comparative Politics at Florida Atlantic University from 1993-2004.

He has published several books in English, Arabic, and French including the latest three post-9/11 volumes: "Future Jihad: Terrorist Strategies against the West"; "The War of Ideas: Jihadism against Democracy"; and "The Confrontation: Winning the War against Future Jihad."

His most recent timely book is "The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East," which has projected the uprisings in the region before they occur.

Phares is the Fox News Channel Middle East and Terrorism Expert. He has served as NBC Terrorism Analyst until 2006. He appears on international and Arab media.

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