Political analyst at the European Council on Foreign Relations and former adviser to Ehud Barak
Daniel Levy is a political analyst at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is also Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation and co-editor of The Middle East Channel, an online initiative of Foreign Policy Magazine.
During the Barak Government of 1999-2001, Mr Levy worked in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office as special adviser and head of Jerusalem Affairs, and as senior policy adviser to then Israeli Minister of Justice, Yossi Beilin. Mr Levy was a member of the official Israeli delegation to the Taba negotiations with the Palestinians in January 2001, and the “Oslo B” Agreement talks in 1995, under Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. From 2003 to 2004, he worked as an analyst for the International Crisis Group Middle East Program. He is a founder of J Street and a member of the Board of the New Israel Fund. Levy is published in a variety of outlets and is a regular Middle East commentator on TV and radio, including with BBC, CNN, PBS, and Al Jazeera.