Columnist

Michael Pregent

Michael Pregent, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, is a former intelligence officer with more than 28 years’ experience in security, terrorism, counter-insurgency, and policy issues in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia. Pregent holds a master’s degree in strategic public relations from George Washington University and is a graduate of the US Army’s Defense Language Institute in modern standard Arabic and Egyptian dialect. He is a freelance writer for the Wall Street Journal and a contributing writer to the Daily Beast. He frequently appears as an expert analyst on BBC World News, MSNBC, CNN, CNN International, and Fox News. Twitter: @mppregent