Laurie Mylroie earned her doctorate in Government from Harvard University, with a
specialization in the Middle East.  She also studied Arabic in Egypt, at the American
University in Cairo, and has traveled extensively in the Middle East.

Dr. Mylroie taught in the Department of Government at Harvard as an Assistant
Professor, and later became an Associate Professor in the Strategy Department of the  
U.S. Naval War College.  She served as the advisor on Iraq to the 1992 Clinton
Presidential campaign and personally briefed the candidate on that issue.  She was also
a Research Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, as well as the
Foreign Policy Research Institute.  Her subscription internet list service, “Iraq News,”
provided comprehensive news coverage about Iraq from 1997 to 2007.  Mylroie's
articles have appeared in
The American Spectator, Atlantic Monthly, Commentary, Los
Angeles Times, The New Republic
, New York Sun, New York Times, Newsweek, Wall
Street Journal
, Washington Post, and other journals.  She has been called to testify
before several Congressional committees, including the
9-11 Commission.  
Study of Revenge: The First World Trade Center Attack
and Saddam Hussein's War against America
American Enterprise Institute, 2001 (revised edition; first
edition published in October 2000)

“Work the U.S. government should have done.”   
Gil Childers, lead prosecutor in the trial of the World
Trade Center bombers
(October 2000, AEI book panel on
Study of Revenge)

“Although we are unable to say with certainty the Iraqis were
behind the bombing, that is certainly the theory accepted by
most of the veteran investigators.”  
Jim Fox, Director of New York FBI, who led the
investigation into the World Trade Center bombing

"Laurie Mylroie's manuscript on the World Trade Center
bombing is one of the most brilliant pieces of research and
scholarship in this area that I have ever read."
Vincent Cannistraro, Former Chief of Counter-
terrorism Operations for the CIA's CTC

"If time proves that Laurie Mylroie is right about what
happened in 1993, . . . try to think of a living American to
whom you would owe more."
R. James Woolsey, Fomer CIA Director, Foreword to
Study of Revenge, revised edition.

Washington Monthly Journalism Award
"Mylroie . . . found that lack of coordination between the
Justice Department and national security agencies means that
national security gets short shrift in dealing with domestic
Read all
Bush vs. the Beltway : The Inside Battle over War in
Harper Collins, 2004.

"The best available account of the reasoning behind the
conduct of the war on terror."  —
Angelo M. Codevilla

"Spirited statement of the original case for regime change."
Christopher Hitchens


Golden Oldie:
Former Chief of CIA Counter
Terrorism Ops:
Mastermind of 1993 Trade
Center bombing was
an Iraqi Agent
February 16, 1996

State Sponsors of Terrorism
by John Wohlstetter
November 1, 2010

The Man Who Elected
Barack Obama
by Joseph Shattan
The American Spectator
April 5, 2010

Writing Blind:
A response to Andrew
National Review Online
May 6, 2008
FReeper Comments

Writing Blind
"The vicious, ad hominem
attacks against her had all the
hallmarks of typical
Washington DC
self-preservation tactics. In
short, if your analysis stinks,
attack the analyst."
by James Simpson
February 23, 2009

The American Thinker on the
Mylroie-McCarthy Debate
May 6, 2008
May 8, 2008

Mylroie vs McCarthy
New York Sun
May 8, 2008

Reply to Philip Shenon
by 9/11 Commission Staff
May 18, 2008

"Iraq in Al Qaeda?"
New York Times
October 7, 2007

"How Little We Know"
The American Spectator
October 2006

Charlie Rose Show
Mylroie, Weisberg, Miller
October 10, 1994

Contact Dr. Mylroie:

"A War on Terror Primer"
The American Spectator

The Right to Development
(in Gaza)
by Joseph Shattan
The American Spectator Online
by Laurie Mylroie

Sarah and Saddam
The American Spectator Online

A Mixed Bag
Bitter Lemons
re-printed in
The Daily Star)

Writing Blind
A response to Andy McCarthy
National Review Online

Willful Blindness: Prosecuting
the War on Terror
New York Sun

More to Uncover on Saddam
New York Sun



Cloud over Saddam's biological
weapon's program
The Age

Who Assassinated Rafik Hariri?
Wall Street Journal
by Edward Jay Epstein

The Problem with
"World War IV"
The Weekly Standard
by Douglas Murray

Osama bin Elvis
The American Spectator
by Angelo Codevilla
Jack Cashill
March 2009

Want to Fight Terrorists?
Try Mocking Them
by Carlos Lozada

Assad's Calculations
by Michael Young

Marines Maintain Standard
of Accountability
by Peggy Noonan

NYC Terrorist Free to
Bomb Again
by James Simpson

Talking much gibberish
about Hamas
by Michael Young

Israel without Labor
by Joseph Shattan

Arab League Secretary General
Praises Iraq War
by Jim Hoagland

Two Pakistani Army Officials
Charged in Mumbai Attacks
Washington Post

Mumbai Terror Calls Traced tp
Pakistani Army Colonel
Times of India

Jamestown dismisses
Michael Scheuer
by Michael Scheuer

We Should Worry about
Iran's Satellite
by Uzi Rubin

Oil companies sued for
indirectly funding
Saddam's terrorism

Corruption Quashed at Bayji
Financial Times

International investors return
to southern Iraq

Commerce Dept Waives
Syrian Sanctions
by Claudia Rosett

US Now Sees Iran Pursuing
Nuclear Bomb--NIE Forgotten
Los Angeles Times

Iraq's Good Example
by Jim Hoagland

India: Mumbai Attackers
"Creations of ISI"
Times of India

Pakistan: Mumbai attacks
linked to al Qaida
Times of London

David Dodge: aristocrat or
by Michael Young

Iraqi Women Raped, then
persuaded to be suicide
bombers to escape shame
Times of London

Iraq Directly Tied to 1973
NYC Terrorist Bomb Plot
by Sean Osborne-NEIN

Afghans arrest bombing ring
Hint at links to ISI
Los Angeles Times

Elections are coup for Maliki,
Secular Iraq

No Time to Downplay
North Korea
by John Bolton

Pakistan: India Faked Mumbai
Times of London

Jim Woolsey: Iraq may have
had CBW--destroyed or
moved to Syria

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed:
I'm the 9/11 Mastermind, not
Osama bin Ladin
Washington Post

Related Articles:

Web Sites & Blogs

The MIG Dig
The US Air Force recovered
the first of over a dozen Iraqi
MIGs that had been buried in
the desert (Summer 2003)

Salman Pak: Saddam's
Al Qaeda Connection
(Video--with Lt. Col. Buzz

Iraq Pundit

Michael Yon

Across the Bay

Regime of Terror

The 9-11 Mysteries
Edward Jay Epstein


Douglas J. Feith

War and Decision

Rosett's Notebook

American Thinker

Truth & Consequences
Saddam Hussein and the Crisis in the Gulf
Random House, 1990 (with Judith Miller)

"A remarkable new book . . . of major political importance."
Bernard Lewis

New York Times #1 best seller