Media and Current Events, Middle Eastern and Foreign Affairs
Caroline B. Glick grew up in Chicago. She made Aliyah to Israel in 1991, two weeks after receiving her B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University. She joined the Israel Defense Forces that summer and served as an officer for five and a half years.
From 1994-1996, as an IDF captain, Ms. Glick served in the Defense Ministry as a core member of Israel’s negotiating team with the Palestinians. In 1997 and 1998 Ms. Glick served as Assistant Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. From 1998-2000 Ms. Glick studied at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and received a Master’s in Public Policy in June of 2000.
In the summer of 2000, Ms. Glick returned to Israel and began writing at Makor Rishon newspaper, (Hebrew). She served as chief diplomatic commentator for Makor Rishon until January 2008. In March 2002, Ms. Glick joined The Jerusalem Post as the newspaper’s Deputy Managing Editor and senior columnist. Today, as Senior Contributing Editor, Ms. Glick writes two columns each week that are regularly syndicated.
During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Ms. Glick covered the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq as an embedded journalist with the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division. Reporting for the Post, Maariv, Israel TV’s Channel 2 and the Chicago Sun Times, Ms. Glick was one of the only female journalists on the front lines with the U.S. forces and the first Israeli journalist to report from liberated Baghdad.
Ms. Glick’s writings, which have also been published in The Wall Street Journal, National Review, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Sun Times, The Washington Times, the Journal of International Security Affairs, Commentary, and other publications, focus on the strategic and political issues challenging Israel and the United States. Ms. Glick has appeared on numerous television networks in the US, Canada and Europe as well as on Israeli television. She is to go-to source for commentary on Israel-U.S. relations and on Middle Eastern regional developments for several major talk radio shows in the U.S., Britain, Australia and Israel. In addition, she blogs on her website at www.carolineglick.com.
Ms Glick is the senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC and travels several times a year to Washington where she routinely briefs senior administration officials and members of Congress on issues of joint Israeli-American concern.
Through the Center for Security Policy, Ms. Glick founded the popular Hebrew media satire website www.latma.co.il, where she writes a regular blog and serves as editor in chief. In its three years of operation, Latma has become Israel's premiere media criticism website and one of the most powerful and influential websites in Israel.
On Israeli Independence Day in 2003, Ma’ariv named Ms. Glick the most prominent woman in Israel. In December 2005, Ms. Glick was awarded the Ben Hecht award for Middle East reporting from the Zionist Organization of America. In January 2006, she was awarded the Abramowitz Prize for Media Criticism by Israel Media Watch. In May 2009 Ms. Glick was awarded the Guardian of Zion award by Bar Ilan University. Since it was founded in 2009, Latma has received several distinguished awards for its contribution to Israel's public diplomacy and to the political discourse in Israel.
Her book, Shackled Warrior: Israel and the Global Jihad, was released by Gefen publishers in March, 2008 and is currently in its third printing. Ms. Glick is currently writing a book on the Palestinian conflict with Israel.
Ms. Glick lives in Mevasserret Zion with her family.
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