Harry F. Byrd. Jr. Chair in Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia; previously, Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, Washington, and staff member on the National Security Council involved in negotiations leading to Camp David Accords and the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty; taught at UCLA, MIT, worked at the Rand Corporation in its social sciences department and was Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania; author of numerous books including Camp David: Peacemaking and Politics, and co-author of The Algerian Crisis: Policy Options for the West. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the American University in Cairo and the Middle East Institute.