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Chuck Freilich

Chuck Freilich, a former deputy national security adviser in Israel, is a senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He is the author of “Zion’s Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy” and the forthcoming “Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of Change.” Freilich has taught political science at Harvard, NYU and Columbia in the United States, and at Tel Aviv University and IDC Herzliya in Israel. He has appeared as a commentator for NBC, ABC, CNN, NPR, Al Jazeera and various U.S. and Israeli radio and TV stations, and has published numerous academic articles and op-eds, including in The New York Times, Haaretz and other leading newspapers. Freilich was a senior analyst at the Israel Ministry of Defense, focusing on strategic affairs, a policy adviser to a Cabinet minister and a delegate at the Israeli Mission to the United Nations.