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Derek Leebaert

Professor of Foreign Policy, Georgetown University

Derek Leebaert, who has taught foreign policy at Georgetown University for 15 years, is a partner in the Swiss management consulting firm, MAP AG.

His previous books include “The Fifty-Year Wound: How America’s Cold War Victory Shapes Our World” (2002) and “To Dare and to Conquer: Special Operations and the Destiny of Nations from Achilles to Al Qaeda” (2006).

Mr. Leebaert is also a coauthor of the MIT Press trilogy on the information technology revolution and a founding editor of International Security and The International Economy — as well as editorial board member of European Security.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and is a director of the U.S. Army Historical Foundation, Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C., and of other public service institutions.

Articles by Derek Leebaert

How Israel Helped a Rogue State Go Nuclear

Should Israel's nuclear collaboration with South Africa's apartheid-era regime change the way we think about the prospect of a nuclear Middle East?

April 5, 2013

Foreign Policy and the Mystique of American Management

Why do U.S. policymakers think they can apply corporate management techniques to international relations?

October 16, 2010