Caroline B. Glick
Senior Fellow of Middle Eastern Affairs, Center for Security Policy
Caroline Glick grew up in Chicago. She made aliyah to Israel in 1991, two weeks after receiving her BA in Political Science from Columbia University. She joined the Israel Defense Forces that summer and served as an officer for five and a half years. From 1994-1996, as an IDF captain, she served as Coordinator of Negotiations with the PLO in the office of the Coordinator of Government Activities in Judea, Samaria and Gaza. In this capacity Ms. Glick was a core member of Israel’s negotiating team with the Palestinians.
After leaving the IDF at the end of 1996, Ms. Glick served as Assistant Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in 1997-1998. From 1998-2000 Ms. Glick studied at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and received a Master’s in Public Policy in June 2000.
In the summer of 2000 Ms. Glick returned to Israel and began writing at Makor Rishon newspaper. She served as chief diplomatic commentator and edited magazine supplements on strategic issues for Makor Rishon until March 2002. In March 2002, Ms. Glick accepted the position of Deputy Managing Editor of The Jerusalem Post. At the Post Ms. Glick writes two weekly columns, which are regularly syndicated.
During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Ms. Glick covered the US-led war in Iraq as an embedded journalist with the US Army’s 3rd Infantry Division. Reporting for the Post, Maariv, Israel TV’s Channel 2 and the Chicago Sun Times, Ms. Glick was one of the only female journalists on the front lines with the US forces and the first Israeli journalist to report from liberated Baghdad.
Ms. Glick’s writings, which have also been published in The Wall Street Journal, The National Review, The Boston Globe, the Chicago Sun Times, The Washington Times, Frontpage Magazine and Moment Magazine focus on the strategic and political issues challenging the Israel and the United States. She has appeared on MSNBC, FOX News, Sky News, Christian Broadcast Network, Israel Television channels 1, 2, 3 and 10. She is a frequent guest on talk radio shows in the US, Britain, Australia and Israel. In April 2004, in addition to her work at the Post, Ms. Glick resumed writing for Makor Rishon as the paper’s lead columnist and commentator.
Ms Glick is the senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC and travels several times a year to Washington where she routinely briefs senior administration officials and members of Congress on issues of joint Israeli-American concern. She served as a researcher at the IDF’s Operational Theory Research Institute from 2004-2006. On Israeli Independence Day in 2003, Ma’ariv named Ms. Glick the most prominent woman in Israel. In December 2005, Ms. Glick was awarded the Ben Hecht award for Middle East reporting from the Zionist Organization of America. In January 2006, she was awarded the Abramowitz Prize for Media Criticism by Israel Media Watch. Her book, Shackled Warrior: Israel and the Global Jihad was released by Gefen publishers in March 2008.