Executive Director at the Institute for Analysis of Global Security
Gal Luft is the executive director at the the Institute for Analysis of Global Security and the co-founder of the Set America Free Coalition to reduce US dependence on foreign oil. He has published numerous studies on security and energy issues in various newspapers, magazines, and academic publications, as well as several books.
Gal Luft is the executive director at the the Institute for Analysis of Global Security and the co-founder of the Set America Free Coalition to reduce US dependence on foreign oil. As an advocate of energy independence and an expert in energy security, his publications have appeared in outlets such as Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the American Interest, Commentary Magazine, the Middle East Quarterly, the LA Times, the Washingotn Post and the Wall Street Journal.
He has co-authored Energy Security Challenges for the 21st Century and Turning Oil into Salt: Energy Independence Through Fuel Choice. He is also author of Beer, Bacon, and Bullets: Culture in Coalition Warfare from Gallipoli to Iraq.
Dr. Luft has consulted for a variety of think tanks and organizations, and has testified before the US Congress. He is a founding member of the Institute for Renewable Energy Policy, the International Lithium Alliance, OurEnergyPolicy.org and Citizens for Energy Freedom. He is also a member of the Society of Industry Leaders, the Committee on the Present Danger and other non-profits. He holds a doctorate in strategic studies from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.