Counselor, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Former Special Assistant, Obama White House
Dennis Ross is counselor at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He recently returned to the Institute after serving two years as special assistant to President Obama and National Security Council senior director for the Central Region and one year as special advisor to former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. A skilled diplomat, Ambassador Ross was the US point man on the Middle East peace process in the George H. W. Bush and Clinton administrations. Ross has written several books about the peace process.