Ambassador Dennis Ross is co-chairman of JPPI’s Board of Directors and Professional Guiding Council. He rejoined JPPI in 2011 after serving as a special assistant to President Obama and NSC Senior Director for the Central Region. For more than 12 years (1988-2000), Ambassador Ross played a leading role in shaping US involvement in the Middle East and was the point man on the peace process in both the Gorge W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations. From 2002-2008, he was part of the founding group of JPPI and served as its first chairman. He is the William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Ambassador Ross is the author of several influential books on the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy: The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace (2004); Statecraft, and How to Restore America’s Standing in the World (2007); Myth, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East co-authored with David Makovsky. Amb Ross’s 2015 book, Doomed to Succeed: The U.S. – Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama, won the 2015 National Jewish Book Award for History.
Articles by Dennis Ross