Yossi Melman

Yossi Melman is one Israel's leading journalists and national security analysts and was named Contributing Editor at TheTower.org in May 2013. A former Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard University, Melman is the 2009 recipient of the Sokolov Award, Israel’s most prestigious and highest decoration for journalists, and was for 27 years a correspondent and columnist covering national security and intelligence for the Israeli daily Haaretz. From 2007 to 2010 he was part of the Washington Post‘s Global Post. A critically acclaimed and best-selling author and playwright, Melman has written eight books on foreign policy, strategic issues, terrorism, and intelligence, including SPIES AGAINST ARMAGEDDON (2012), and New York Times best-seller EVERY SPY A PRINCE: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF ISRAEL’S INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY (1990), both co-authored with Dan Raviv of CBS News. Melman has contributed to the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Moment Magazine, Boston Globe, (London) Sunday Times, The Guardian and other international newspapers. His television appearances include Israel’s channels One, Two and Ten, CBS’s 60 Minutes, NBC’s Today Show, CNN, BBC and many other radio and TV shows in countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America. Prior to joining TheTower.org, Melman was writing for Walla, Israel's largest online news site.

Articles by Yossi Melman

John Brennan, the longtime counterterrorism advisor to President Barack Obama who this year became director of the CIA, flew Thursday