Michael A. Ledeen
Michael A. Ledeen, a scholar at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in Washington, DC, is one of the world's leading authorities on intelligence and international affairs, who has carried out some of the most sensitive and dangerous missions in recent American history. He has been profiled by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. One articled concluded that, "a portrait emerges of a man with an intense knowledge of 20th-century history, a deep commitment to democracy, and a willingness to be adventurous. This is a man who has helped shape American foreign policy at its highest levels." He has served as Consultant to the National Security Adviser to the President of the United States and as Special Adviser to the Secretary of State. A lecturer, scholar, businessman, and author, he has written twelve books.
ACCOMPLICE TO EVIL: Iran and the War Against the West (St. Martin's Press, 2009)
THE IRANIAN TIME BOMB: The Mullah Zealots' Quest for Destruction (Truman Talley Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007)
MACHIAVELLI ON MODERN LEADERSHIP: Why Machiavelli's Iron Rules Are As Timely and Important Today As They Were Five Centuries Ago (Truman Talley Books/St. Martin's Press, 1999)
TOCQUEVILLE ON AMERICAN CHARACTER: Why Tocqueville's Brilliant Exploration of the American Spirit Is As Vital and Important Today As It Was Nearly Two Hundred Years Ago (Truman Talley Books/St. Martin's Press, 2000)
WAR AGAINST THE TERROR MASTERS: Why It Happened. Where We Are Now. Why We'll Win. (Truman Talley Books/St. Martin's Press, 2002)