Gil Barndollar is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Statesmanship and a Senior Fellow at Defense Priorities. From 2018 to 2019 he was Director of Middle East Studies at the Center for the National Interest. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The National Interest, The American Conservative, and U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, among other publications. Gil provides frequent commentary and analysis on U.S. foreign policy to national and international media and has appeared on CNN, Fox News, the BBC World Service, and the Fox Business Network.