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Ivan Eland is an American defense analyst and author. He is currently a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Peace and Liberty at the Independent Institute. Eland's writings generally propose libertarian and non-intervertionist policies.

Eland received an MBA in applied economics and a Ph.D. in national security policy from George Washington University. He has previously served as director of Defense Policy Studies at the Cato Institute, as principal defense analyst at the Congressional Budget Office, as an investigator for federal General Accounting Office, dealing with national security and intelligence, and as an investigator on a special investigation by the House Foreign Affairs Committee concerning allegations that the U.S. sold weapons to Iraq prior to 1991. He has testified before the House Government Reform Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Ivan Eland is the author of the books Putting "Defense" Back into U.S. Defense Policy (2001), The Empire Has No Clothes: U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed (2004), Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty (2008), and Partitioning for Peace: An Exit Strategy for Iraq (2009). He has also written essays including forty-five in-depth studies on national security issues[1] and numerous popular articles. He addressed the subjects of American foreign, defense, and intelligence policies, military readiness and threat analysis, Sino-American relations, the Taiwan issue, terrorism and its effects on civil liberties, the lessons of the Vietnam War, WMD proliferation, National Missile Defense, the National Security Agency, the ABM Treaty, submarines, special operations forces, NATO expansion, and U.S. policy towards Iraq and Iran. Eland opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Eland is the assistant editor of the Independent Review, writes a regular column for the website Antiwar.com, and also contributes frequently at Consortium News Robert Parry's website of investigative journalism.

Eland is on the Advisory Council of the Democracy Institute.
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Total Books: 9
Eleven Presidents Promises vs Results in Achieving Limited Government
Recarving Rushmore Ranking the Presidents on Peace Prosperity and Liberty
The Failure of Counterinsurgency Why Hearts and Minds Are Seldom Won
2013 - The Failure of Counterinsurgency Why Hearts and Minds Are Seldom Won [Praeger Security International] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781440830099
ISBN-10: 1440830096
Genres: History, Engineering & Transportation, Politics & Social Sciences
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Partitioning for Peace An Exit Strategy for Iraq
2009 - Partitioning for Peace an Exit Strategy for Iraq (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781598130256
ISBN-10: 1598130250
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Recarving Rushmore Ranking the Presidents on Peace Prosperity and Liberty
2009 - Recarving Rushmore Ranking the Presidents on Peace Prosperity and Liberty (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781598130225
ISBN-10: 1598130226
Genre: History
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The Empire Has No Clothes US Foreign Policy Exposed
2008 - The Empire Has No Clothes Us Foreign Policy Exposed (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781598130218
ISBN-10: 1598130218
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Peace in the Promised Land A Realist Scenario
2005 - Peace in the Promised Land a Realist Scenario (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780972061636
ISBN-10: 0972061630
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Empire Has No Clothes  US Foreign Policy Exposed
2004 - The Empire Has No Clothes Us Foreign Policy Exposed (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780945999980
ISBN-10: 0945999984
Genre: Nonfiction
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Putting Defense Back into US Defense Policy Rethinking US Security in the Post-Cold War World