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Josh London Joins JINSA as Director of Government Affairs

(Washington, DC) – The Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) is pleased to announce that Josh London has joined the organization as its Director of Government Affairs.

“We’re very pleased Josh has joined JINSA. He’s very knowledgeable about U.S. national security issues in the Middle East, and has years of government relations experience. He’s also a terrific person. I know he will a do a great job at boosting our relationship with policymakers in the Executive and Legislative branches, thus ensuring our forward-looking policy recommendations are heard.” said JINSA President & CEO Dr. Michael Makovsky

With two decades of government affairs and public policy experience, London joined JINSA in January 2019. Formerly a lobbyist with the Zionist Organization of America and the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, he also served as the Director of Policy for the Jewish Policy Center.

Prior to his involvement in government affairs and public policy, London worked for The American Spectator magazine as a Senior Editor, and managed the student journalism program at the Leadership Institute. He continues to write regularly for various publications.

He is the author of Victory in Tripoli: How America’s War with the Barbary Pirates Established the U.S. Navy and Shaped a Nation (John Wiley & Sons).

London earned an MA in Social Science from the University of Chicago, and a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.