Matthew A. Levitt is a senior fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, specializing in terrorism and US policy. He previously served as an FBI analyst specializing in tactical and strategic analysis in support of counterterrorism operations. His special focus has been on fundraising and logistical support networks for Middle East terrorist groups. Levitt is a frequent guest on NPR, CNN, BBC, ABC, CBS, and NBC among other news media. He has served as an expert witness and consulted for the Department of Justice in several terrorism cases, lectured on international terrorism on behalf of the Department of State, and testified before both the US Senate and House on matters relating to international terrorism.
He can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Recent MEIB Articles
Hezbollah's West Bank Terror Network (August-September 2003)
Confronting Syrian Support for Terrorist Groups (May 2003)
Sponsoring Terrorism: Syria and Islamic Jihad (November-December 2002).
Other Recent Articles
Entry on "Iran" in The Encyclopedia of World Terrorism, 1996-2002 (Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference, 2003), 379-382.
"Stemming the Flow of Terrorist Financing: Practical and Conceptual Challenges," Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Winter/Spring 2003.
The Zarqawi Node in the Terror Matrix: Linking the Terrorists, National Review Online, 6 February 2003.
The State of Denial: Arab Journalists and Intellectuals are Apologists for Terror, National Review Online 28 January 2003.
"The Political Economy of Middle East Terrorism," Middle East Review of International Affairs (December 2002).
"Money, Terror and Palestinian Reform: Accounting 101," The Review, August 2002.
"The Buck Stops Here: Cracking Down on Terrorist Financing," Harvard International Review, Spring 2002.
"War on Terrorism Scorecard," Middle East Quarterly, Spring 2002.