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Dov S. Zakheim

Dov S. Zakheim

Defense Department: Comptroller
Center for Security Policy:
Former adviser
Project for the New American Century:
Heritage Foundation:
Former adjunct scholar
Northrop Grumman:
Former adviser

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last updated: 11/22/2003

Institutional Affiliations

  • George W. Bush Campaign: Senior Foreign Policy Advisor (1)
  • The Center for Strategic and International Studies: Former Senior Associate of International Security Program (2)
  • Center for Security Policy: Former Member of the National Security Advisory Council (3)
  • Project for a New American Century: Participant, Rebuilding America's Defenses Report (2000) (5)
  • Project for a New American Century: Signatory, Letter to Clinton on Kosovo (1998) (6)
  • Initiative for Peace and Cooperation in the Middle East: Member of Advisory Board (3)
  • American Jewish Committee: Member of Advisory Board (3)
  • Heritage Foundation: Adjunct Scholar (3)
  • National War College: Adjunct Professor (1)
  • Yeshiva University: Adjunct Professor (1)
  • Columbia University: Adjunct Professor (1)
  • Trinity College: Adjunct Professor and Presidential Scholar (1)
  • Wilson Center for International Scholars: Member of Review Panel (3)
  • United States Institute of Peace: Member of Review Panel (3)
  • U.S. Naval Institute: Member of Review Panel (3)
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute: Member of Board of Trustees (3)
  • Search for Common Ground: Member of Board of Directors (3)
  • Friends of the Jewish Chapel of the United States Naval Academy: Member of Board of Directors (3)
  • Council on Foreign Relations: Member (3)
  • University of Oxford St. Antonys College: Research Fellow (1)
  • Government Posts/Panels/Commissions

  • U.S. Department of Defense: Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer (2001-current); Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Planning and Resources in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) (1985-1987); Various Posts (1981-1985) (1)
  • Transition 2001 Panel: Member (7)
  • Defense Science Board task force on "The Impact of DoD Acquisition Policies on the Health of the Defense Industry": Member (2000) (1)
  • U.S. Department of Defense Overseas Regional Schools: Member of Board of Visitors (1998) (1)
  • Task Force on Defense Reform: Member (1997) (1)
  • Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad: Member of the Board (1)
  • Congressional Budget Office: Staff Member of National Security and International Affairs Division (1)
  • Corporate Connections

  • System Planning Corp.: Former Corporate Vice-President (1)
  • SPC International Corp.: Former Chief Executive Officer (1)
  • Northrop Grumman: Member of Advisory Board (4)
  • McDonnell Douglas: Consultant (5)
  • Education

  • Columbia University: Bachelors in government (1)
  • London School of Economics: Degree not specified (1)
  • University of Oxford St. Antony's College: D.Phil. in economics and politics (1, 2)
  • Highlights & Quotes

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    (1) U.S. Department of Defense: Biography: Dov S. Zakheim

    (2) The Center for Strategic and International Studies Scholars: Zakheim

    (3) National Defense University: Dov S. Zakheim Biography

    (4) Michelle Ciarrocca and William D. Hartung. "Axis Of Influence: Behind the Bush Administration's Missile Defense Revival." World Policy Institute Special Report, July 2002

    (5) Caryn Litt. "Bio of Dov Zakheim: What the Board was Looking For." Yeshiva University Observer

    (6) Project for the New American Century: Search: Zakheim

    (7) RAND Corporation: Transition 2001 Panel Members

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