Dan Senor

Best-Selling Author of Start-Up Nation

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An accomplished speaker—Senor gave more than a hundred press briefings while serving in Iraq—Senor comes to the podium to discuss the current, ever-changing global political situation—from the Middle East, to Russia, to China, and here at home. Because of Senor’s international policy expertise, specifically on Iraq and Iran, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, America’s renewed engagement with Europe, and the tension between Russia and the new Ukraine, he is uniquely positioned to speak to America’s strategy and role in the world and how the international community will react.

Dan is outstanding! He brought the crowd to life—something you don’t see very often.

- JCF of the Mohawk

About Dan Senor

Dan Senor is an investor, bestselling author, and former advisor to the U.S. Department of Defense and to presidential candidates competing in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 election cycles.

Dan was senior advisor to Speaker Paul Ryan, and he was foreign policy advisor to Governor Mitt Romney during his 2012 and 2008 presidential campaigns. During the administration of George W. Bush, Dan was chief spokesman for the Coalition in Iraq, before which he was a Department of Defense official based at U.S. Central Command in Qatar. He spent most of the 1990s working as a foreign policy aide in the U.S. Senate.

Dan has written analytical pieces for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post, and is a frequent guest on CBS This Morning, Squawk Box, Fareed Zakaria GPS and Charlie Rose.

Dan is co-founder of the Foreign Policy Initiative. He is co-author of Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, a New York Times bestseller. Start-Up Nation has been translated into over 30 languages and has been on bestseller lists in China, India, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and lives in New York City with his wife and two sons.

Speech Topics

  • Iraq_Iran_Syria_Lebanon and Israel-Palestine: The Changing Middle East - A First-Hand Perspective From the Ground
  • Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle
  • The Global War on Terror

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Dan Senor for the Wall Street Journal: The Death of 'Mediscare'

11/30/2012

Dan Senor on CNN's 'The Situation Room'

9/21/2012

Senor Draws Attention to Romney Mideast Policy

8/02/2012

Robert Gibbs, Dan Senor duke it out on disclosure

7/09/2012

America can learn from Israel

1/03/2012

In Israel’s tech prowess, a downside of scale

12/12/2011

Dan Senor: Why Obama Is Losing the Jewish Vote

9/14/2011

Dan Senor & Saul Singer for Jerusalem Post: You’re just right for Israel,’ said Ben-Gurion

6/13/2011

St. Louis Jewish Light: ‘Start-up Nation’ co-author describes Israel’s ‘economic miracle’

3/09/2011

Dan Senor Speaks at Washington University in St. Louis

3/04/2011

Dan Senor for The Washington Post: Donald Rumsfeld's Iraq revisionism

2/15/2011

GTN Speakers General Wesley Clark and Dan Senor Discuss the President's Foreign Policy

5/17/2010

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