Jon Perdue

Jon B. Perdue is the author of The War of All the People: The Nexus of Latin American Radicalism and Middle Eastern Terrorism published by Potomac Books in May 2012. Perdue is a noted scholar and researcher on issues of international terrorism, human rights, strategic communication, and peripheral asymmetric warfare.  Mr. Perdue serves as the Senior Fellow for Strategic Research at the Center for a Secure Free Society, a Washington, DC think tank focused on economics and security, and as the Director of Latin America Programs at The Fund for American Studies. He co-edited the book Rethinking the Reset Button: Understanding Contemporary Russian Foreign Policy, and also wrote the foreword.

Mr. Perdue’s articles have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Times, Investors Business Daily, and the Miami Herald, as well as a variety of newspapers in Latin America.  In 2010, Mr. Perdue served as an expert witness in a precedent-setting human rights trial in the Miami Circuit Court, and in 2009 he traveled to Honduras as part of a senior U.S. delegation to take part in the historic Honduran presidential elections as an international observer.