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Shoshana Bryen

Senior Director

ShoshanaShoshana Bryen is a leading specialist in U.S. defense policy and Middle East affairs. The former Executive Director and SeniorDirector for Security Policy at JINSA, Mrs. Bryen was author of the widely republished JINSA Reports. 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 also taken Turkish and Israeli military officers to speak at the service academies and has lectured in the  academies as well.

Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Sun and Defense News, among other outlets, as well as in JINSA Reports.

She 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 Naval Academy Jewish Chapel Foundation.

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

Articles By Shoshana Bryen

The Perils of Fielding Demands Instead of Conducting Diplomacy

July 30, 2021

It was inevitable. The Biden administration came into office bearing gifts for the Iranian regime in apparent hopes of jump-starting negotiations on a return to the 2015 “Iran nuclear deal.” They included removing the Iranian-backed Houthis from the terror list, lifting some economic sanctions and a “wiggle” that allowed Iran to recapture funds frozen by […]

Why are we Bailing Out the Palestinians?

July 23, 2021

Deputy assistant secretary of state Hady Amr, Biden administration envoy to Israel and the Palestinians, went on a mission to help Palestinians.  He asked Israel to take steps to alleviate “Palestinian suffering” and help the Palestinian economy.  What he really meant was to help Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority strongman.  The Biden administration sees Abbas as a partner in some […]

Iran Plots to Kidnap Iranian-American Journalist from U.S. Soil

July 16, 2021

The Southern District of New York, the acting assistant attorney general for national security and the assistant director of the N.Y. field office of the FBI unsealed an indictment for “kidnapping conspiracy, sanctions violations conspiracy, bank and wire fraud conspiracy, and money laundering conspiracy charges” against four Iranians, and similar charges against a woman in the United States. […]

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