Jeffrey Dressler

Next Generation National Security Fellow, 2014

Professional Staff Member, House Foreign Affairs Committe

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Jeffrey Dressler is a Professional Staff Member with the House Foreign Affairs Committee (majority) where he specializes in terrorism, threat finance, transnational crime and other issues for the Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee.

Prior to joining the House Foreign Affairs Committee in 2013, Mr. Dressler was the Senior Analyst and Team Lead for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington. Mr. Dressler made numerous advisory trips to Afghanistan from 2009 to 2012 at the request of successive commanders of International Security and Assistance Force.

Mr. Dressler has published numerous influential reports and articles on Afghanistan and Pakistan, appeared regularly in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post and was a regular commentator on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.

In 2012, Mr. Dressler was named to Diplomatic Courier’s “99 under 33” as an individual who changed the public discourse on an aspect of U.S. foreign policy.