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Shoshana Bryen

Senior Director

ShoshanaShoshana Bryen is Senior Director of The Jewish Policy Center and Editor of inFOCUS Quarterly. A leading specialist in U.S. defense policy and Middle East affairs, she is the former Executive Director and Senior Director for Security Policy at JINSA. She has worked with the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College and the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, and lectured at the National Defense University in Washington.

Mrs. Bryen coordinated programs in the Middle East for military professionals that allowed more than 450 American military officers to engage in professional discussions of issues that both unite and divide the United States, Israel, and Jordan. She also created a program to take the cadets and midshipmen of America’s service academies to Israel for a three-week work/study program that has permitted hundreds of future officers to have a positive, in-depth experience in Israel. She has taken Turkish and Israeli military officers to speak at the service academies and has lectured in the academies as well.

She runs a weekly webinar series for the Jewish Policy Center and her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The Daily Caller, the New York Sun and Defense News, among other outlets.

Mrs. Bryen is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Aleethia Foundation that provides opportunities for wounded veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and is a Member of the Board of the American Jewish International Relations Committee.

Email: sbryen@jewishpolicycenter.org
Phone: (202) 638-2411
Twitter: @ShoshanaBryen

Articles By Shoshana Bryen

Imperial NATO is on the Way

July 11, 2024

NATO is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The name should have been changed long ago, when NATO shifted its focus and operations south and eastward. NATO is shifting once again, most seriously by expanding its membership without any serous planning about how to secure its new flanks. Outgoing NATO Chief  Jens Stoltenberg said last month that China should face consequences […]

The US Shouldn’t Want a Ceasefire in Gaza; It Should Want the Defeat of Hamas

July 8, 2024

It appears that the US may have found a ceasefire formula for Gaza; or it may not have. Hamas, it appears, has already announced that it is not dropping one of its demands, as earlier news reports claimed. According to NBC News, “Hamas has expressed concern Israel will restart the war after the hostages are released. Israeli officials have […]

The Results of Biden’s Policy Toward Iran Are Now Evident

June 28, 2024

The security results of Biden administration policy toward Iran are now evident. While the United States reiterated its support of Israel if a full-blown war breaks out with Hezbollah, Gen. Charles Brown, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, warned over the weekend that the U.S. would have a hard time doing it. Iran is likely to be […]