Joshua Krasna

Senior Fellow - Middle East Program

Research Areas:

Middle East political and regional development and forecasting, international strategic issues, Israel, intelligence

Joshua Krasna is a 2023 Templeton Fellow and Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Middle East Program. Dr. Krasna is also an analyst specializing in Middle East political and regional developments and forecasting, as well as in international strategic issues. He retired in 2017 after 30 years of service in Israel to include postings as an Israeli diplomat in Jordan and Canada. His last assignment before retirement was as an Instructor at the Israel National Defense College. He has published numerous articles, and is proficient in Hebrew and Arabic. Dr. Krasna holds a PhD from Bar Ilan University and is a graduate of Columbia University and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He teaches at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs, and is a Research Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center in Tel Aviv University.