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John Hannah

John Hannah is a Senior Fellow at JINSA’s Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy.

Hannah served in senior foreign policy positions for both Democratic and Republican administrations, including as former Vice President Dick Cheney’s National Security Advisor from 2005-2009 and as Vice President Cheney’s Deputy National Security Advisor for the Middle East from 2001-2005. Previously, he also served as a senior advisor to Secretary of State Warren Christopher during the Bill Clinton administration, and as a senior member of Secretary of State James A. Baker’s Policy Planning Staff during the presidency of George H.W. Bush. Outside of government, Hannah was Senior Counselor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a Senior Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and a lawyer practicing in the area of international dispute resolution. Hannah received his BA from Duke University, his JD from the Yale Law School, and did graduate work in international relations at Stanford University.

Publications

As the U.S. Steps Out of the Middle East, It Must Help Israel Step Up
FOX Business interview with JINSA Senior Fellow John Hannah on Taliban Takeover in Afghani...
FOX News interview with JINSA Senior Fellow John Hannah on Biden remarks on Afghanistan
Reflections on the Fall of Kabul
No Matter What Biden Calls U.S. Troops in Iraq, Iran Is Gunning for Them
FOX News interview with JINSA Senior Fellow John Hannah reacts to withdrawal of U.S. troop...
Sticks, Not Carrots
Gaza Proves that Iran’s Next War on Israel Will Be Far Bloodier
FOX Business Tonight interview with JINSA Senior Fellow John Hannah on rising anti-Semitis...
FOX Business Interview with JINSA Senior Fellow John Hannah on Biden’s handling of I...
The Countdown to an Israeli War With Iran Has Begun
FOX Business Interview with JINSA Senior Fellow John Hannah on Russia
Biden Faces His First Disasters in Yemen and Afghanistan
How Defense Secretary Austin Can Help Israel Help America
FOX News Interview with JINSA Senior Fellow John Hannah on Iran talks
Red Lines Can Help Address Iran’s Nuclear Escalation
Helsinki Summit an Opportunity to Win Russia’s Support for Constraining Iran in Syri...