Wikistrat Expert Dr. Gal Luft

Dr. Gal Luft

Co-Director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security

Gal Luft is co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS). He is an adviser to the United States Energy Security Council and Co-chairman of the Global Forum on Energy Security in Beijing. He specializes in strategy, geopolitics, terrorism, energy security, natural resources and economic warfare. Esquire Magazine included him in its 2007 list of America's Best and Brightest.

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Biography

Gal Luft is co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS). He is an adviser to the United States Energy Security Council and Co-chairman of the Global Forum on Energy Security in Beijing. He specializes in strategy, geopolitics, terrorism, energy security, natural resources and economic warfare. Newsweek Magazine called him a “tireless and independent advocate of energy security,” the business magazine Poder called him “one of the most recognizable figures in modern energy and security issues,” and Esquire Magazine included him in its 2007 list of America’s Best and Brightest.

Dr. Luft has published numerous studies and articles on security and energy issues in various newspapers and publications. He is co-author of Energy Security Challenges for the 21st Century (2009), Turning Oil into Salt: Energy Independence through Fuel Choice (2009) and Petropoly: The Collapse of America’s Energy Security Paradigm (2012). He is author of Beer, Bacon and Bullets: Culture in Coalition Warfare from Gallipoli to Iraq (2010).

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Academic Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Strategic Studies, John Hopkins University

Areas of Expertise:
Energy Security
Geopolitics
Natural resources
Cyber Security
China
Middle East

Website:
http://www.iags.org/

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/gal-luft/10/107/ba4

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