Philip Zelikow

Interview with Philip Zelikow



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Biographical Note:

Philip Zelikow served as counselor of the Department of State from 2005 to 2007. Before this appointment, Dr. Zelikow served as executive director of the 9/11 Commission, and as a member of George W. Bush's Foreign Advisory Board (2001-03). Prior to the George W. Bush administration, Zelikow worked both in government and in the academic world, including as a member of the National Security Council (in the George H.W. Bush administration) and as a professor at Harvard University and the University of Virginia. Dr. Zelikow earned his Ph.D. in international relations from Tufts University. 


Philip Zelikow, interview by Aaron Crawford and Peter Feaver, 24 March 2015. "The Surge" Collective Memory Project, Center for Presidential History, Southern Methodist University.