Michael Arthur Ledeen (Born Aug 1, 1941 in Los Angeles, California) is a journalist, author, neoconservative activist, American Enterprise Institute resident scholar, one of the funders of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs and a national security adviser to former president Ronald Reagan.
Michael Ledeen received his B.A. in 1963 from Pomona College in Claremont, California; his M.S. and Ph.D. in History and Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin. He served as a professor at the University of Rome from 1975 to 1977, and as a Professor at Washington University from 1967 to 1974.
- The War Against the Terror Masters: Why It Happened. Where We Are Now. How We’ll Win
- Tocqueville on American Character: Why Tocqueville’s Brilliant Exploration of the American Spirit is as Vital and Important Today as it was Nearly Two Hundred Years Ago
- Machiavelli on Modern Leadership: Why Machiavelli’s Iron Rules are as Timely and Important Today as Five Centuries Ago
- Freedom Betrayed: How America led a Global Democratic Revolution, Won the Cold War and Walked Away
- Faster, Please!, Michael Ledeen's blog.