Aaron David Miller

Global Affairs Analyst

Aaron David Miller, vice president for new initiatives and a distinguished fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, served for two decades as a State Department analyst, negotiator and adviser on Middle East issues.
Aaron David Miller


Aaron David Miller is currently Vice- President for New Initiatives and a Distinguished Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. For two decades he served in the State Department as an analyst, negotiator and adviser on Middle East issues to Republican and Democratic Secretaries of State.

Between 2003 and 2006, he also served as president of Seeds of Peace, an internationally recognized program in conflict resolution and coexistence. He has written five books, including his most recent “The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President” (Palgrave, 2014). His articles have appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times; and his column “Reality Check” appears in Foreign Policy magazine. He is a CNN Global Affairs Analyst and a frequent commentator on NPR, BBC; and Sirius XM radio.