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Caroline B. Glick

Caroline B. Glick
Senior Fellow, Middle Eastern Affairs, Center for Security Policy

Caroline Glick grew up in Chicago. She made aliyah to Israel in 1991, two weeks after receiving her BA in Political Science from Columbia University. She joined the Israel Defense Forces that summer and served as an officer for five and a half years. From 1994-1996, as an IDF captain, Glick served in the Defense Ministry as a core member of Israel’s negotiating team with the Palestinians.

In 1997 and 1998 she served as Assistant Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Netanyahu. From 1998-2000 Glick studied at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and received a Master’s in Public Policy in June 2000.

In the summer of 2000, Glick returned to Israel and began writing at Makor Rishon newspaper, where she served as chief diplomatic commentator until January 2008. In March 2002, Glick joined The Jerusalem Post as the newspaper’s Deputy Managing Editor and senior columnist. Today, as Senior Contributing Editor, she writes two columns each week that are regularly syndicated.

During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Glick covered the US-led invasion of Iraq as an embedded journalist with the US Army’s 3rd Infantry Division. Reporting for the Post, Maariv, Israel TV’s Channel 2, and the Chicago Sun Times, Glick was one of the only female journalists on the front lines with the US forces and the first Israeli journalist to report from liberated Baghdad.
 

Glick’s writings have also been published in leading newspapers and journals including The Wall Street Journal, National Review, the Journal of International Security Affairs, and Commentary. They focus on the strategic and political issues challenging the Israel and the United States. She is a frequent television and radio commentator in Israel and the US. Glick blogs at her website www.carolineglick.com.

As senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC, Glick travels several times a year to Washington where she routinely briefs senior US officials on issues of joint Israeli-American concern. Through the Center for Security Policy, Glick founded the popular Hebrew media satire website latma.co.il where she writes a regular blog and serves as editor in chief.

Ms. Glick served as a researcher at the IDF’s Operational Theory Research Institute from 2004-2006 and is a frequent lecturer at IDF and American military staff and command colleges.

On Israeli Independence Day in 2003, Ma’ariv named Caroline Glick the most prominent woman in Israel. In December 2005, she was awarded the Ben Hecht award for Middle East reporting from the Zionist Organization of America. In January 2006, she was awarded the Abramowitz Prize for Media Criticism by Israel Media Watch. In May 2009 she was awarded the Guardian of Zion award by Bar-Ilan University.

Under her leadership, Latma won the Jewish Peoplehood Award from Tel Aviv University and the Israel Media Watch’s People’s Choice Award for Media Criticism.

Her book, Shackled Warrior: Israel and the Global Jihad was released by Gefen publishers in March 2008 and is currently in its third printing.

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