Jonathan Schachter

Senior Fellow, Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East

jonathan_schachter

At A Glance:

Jonathan Schachter is a senior fellow with Hudson Institute’s Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East and specializes in international security, strategy and diplomacy.

Biography

Jonathan Schachter is a senior fellow with Hudson Institute’s Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East and specializes in international security, strategy and diplomacy.

Mr. Schachter was an advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. His portfolio included US-Israel relations, the Iran nuclear deal, Israel Diaspora affairs and the unprecedented expansion of Israel's ties in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. He concluded his tenure by serving on the team tasked with exposing materials from Iran’s nuclear archive in 2018.

Previously, Mr. Schachter was a research fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and a lecturer at Northwestern University, where he taught courses on national security, foreign policy, terrorism and public policy for over a decade.

As the managing deputy director for emergency management at the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications, Mr. Schachter led the division responsible for coordinating the city of Chicago’s efforts to contend with the entire spectrum of emergencies.

Mr. Schachter holds a doctorate in policy analysis from the RAND Graduate School and master's degrees in Near Eastern studies from the University of Michigan and Middle Eastern history from Tel Aviv University.

Events
02
February 2023
Past Event
Israel’s Old and New National Security Challenges: A Conversation with Dr. Eyal Hulata
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Eyal Hulata
Jonathan Schachter
The “Juniper” series of events are designed to test collective U.S.-Israeli readiness and improve the interoperability of defense systems. These exercises offer prime opportunities for USCENTCOM and the IDF to partner and innovate together, solidifying the strategic relationship between the U.S. and Israel while contributing to regional stability. The U.S. remains committed to the security of Israel and supports Israel’s qualitative military edge. (Photo courtesy of the IDF Spokesperson's Office)
02
February 2023
Past Event
Israel’s Old and New National Security Challenges: A Conversation with Dr. Eyal Hulata

Dr. Eyal Hulata joins Hudson to share insights gleaned from his time in office and his sense of the major decisions his successor will face in the coming year.

Thursday 12:00 - 1:00PM
The “Juniper” series of events are designed to test collective U.S.-Israeli readiness and improve the interoperability of defense systems. These exercises offer prime opportunities for USCENTCOM and the IDF to partner and innovate together, solidifying the strategic relationship between the U.S. and Israel while contributing to regional stability. The U.S. remains committed to the security of Israel and supports Israel’s qualitative military edge. (Photo courtesy of the IDF Spokesperson's Office)
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Eyal Hulata
Jonathan Schachter