Daniel Benjamin

Dartmouth College

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Daniel Benjamin is Director of the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College and the co-author of The Age of Sacred Terror: Radical Islam's War against America. He previously served as Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the State Department during the first term of the Obama Administration.

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