Bruce Riedel, International Affairs Expert, Adviser
A Senior Fellow in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, Bruce Riedel has been a senior advisor on Middle East Policy for the last four US Presidents. He was with the CIA for 29 years and was awarded the Distinguished Intelligence Career Medal. In January 2009, President Obama asked Riedel to chair a review and make recommendations for U.S. policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan, which were subsequently announced to the public in March. He is a graduate of Brown and Harvard and the Royal College of Defense Studies in London, author of The Search for al Qaeda: Its Leadership, Ideology and Future, and currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.
Bruce Riedel is scheduled to sail on the following voyage(s) (subject to change):