Reuel Marc Gerecht

Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Guest

Senior Fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and contributing editor to the Weekly Standard; former fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and, before that, Middle East specialist with the CIA's Directorate of Operations; author (as Edwin Shirley, pseudonym used while CIA case officer) of Know Thine Enemy: A Spy's Journey into Revolutionary Iran

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