Terrorism and Response
Elliot Chodoff is a political and military analyst specializing in the Middle East conflict and the global war on terror. His articles have appeared in the Washington Times, National Post of Canada, In the National Interest, and Front Page Magazine. Elliot is the founding and managing editor of MidEast: On Target, an e-journal and newsletter. Elliot is a major in the IDF reserves and is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Population for the Northern Region of Israel in Home Front Command. In that capacity, he served on active duty in the North during the Lebanon War of 2006. In 2004, he was a member of the rescue team in the aftermath of the bombing of the Taba Hilton. He was selected for the IDF Home Front Command Outstanding Officer award in April 2006. Elliot received a BA with honors in Sociology as well as a BS in Biological Sciences from SUNY at Stony Brook and an MA in Sociology from the University of Chicago. He is currently writing a PhD dissertation in International Relations at the University of Haifa. His specialties include military, political, and organizational sociology, international terrorism, military strategy and tactics, and the Arab-Israeli conflict.