Matthew Levitt

Matthew Levitt is a senior fellow and director of The Washington Institute's Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Previously, he served as deputy assistant secretary for intelligence and analysis at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and earlier still as an FBI counterterrorism analyst. He is the author of several books, including Hamas: Politics, Charity and Terrorism in the Service of Jihad (Yale University Press, 2006) and the forthcoming Hezbollah's Global Reach: The Worldwide Presence of Lebanon's Party of God.