Daniel Benjamin
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Daniel Benjamin

Daniel Benjamin is an American diplomat and journalist, and was the Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the United States Department of State from 2009 to 2012, appointed by Secretary Clinton. Wikipedia*

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Daniel Benjamin has 33 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Call-In as a Staff Member for the National Security Council. The year with the most videos was 2010 with eight videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 919 views per program. Most appearances with Paul R. Pillar (3), Strobe Talbott (2), Philip "P.J." J. Crowley (2). Most common tags: Terrorism, International Security, Yemen.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Coordinator, Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism, Department of State Videos: 18 c. December 1, 2006 - Present Senior Fellow and Director, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution Videos: 6 c. January 1, 2001 - Present Senior Fellow, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies Videos: 6


Staff Member, National Security Council c. January 1, 1998 - c. January 1, 1999 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Counterterrorism Efforts

    Counterterrorism Efforts

    Panelists talked about the global war on terrorism and the arguments for and against increased U.S. involvement in global…

  • Global Counterterrorism

    Global Counterterrorism

    Daniel Benjamin and Bruce Riedel talked about U.S. counterterrorism efforts, including complicated relations with Pakistan, the…

  • Evolution of Terrorist Groups

    Evolution of Terrorist Groups

    Panelists spoke about counterterrorism strategies and lessons learned in recent efforts to eradicate terrorist groups such…

  • State Department Counterterrorism Efforts

    State Department Counterterrorism Efforts

    Daniel Benjamin testified on the State Department’s counterterrorism budget and some of the biggest terrorism threats to the…

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