Blake Fleisher began working with JINSA in December 2015 as a policy analyst. Prior to joining JINSA, Blake researched at several leading think tanks including the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) and the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) in Herzliya, Israel. His work has been published in national publications. In 2014, he lived in Israel for six months, but also traveled throughout Jordan, Turkey and the Palestinian Territories. Blake graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, where he studied linguistics and Near Eastern languages and civilizations. He can conduct research in seven languages.
Gemunder Center Policy Analyst