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Max Hoffman is the director of National Security and International Policy at American Progress, focusing on Turkey and the Kurdish regions; U.S. defense policy; and the intersection of climate change, human migration, and security concerns. He has organized and undertaken repeated research trips to Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon, Germany, and India.

Prior to joining American Progress, Hoffman worked on disarmament and security issues for the United Nations and the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee. Hoffman has been published in a range of academic and news outlets. He received his M.A. in history from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

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Conservative Turkey Votes for One-man Rule In the News

Conservative Turkey Votes for One-man Rule

Author Max Hoffman discusses the recent Turkish election and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's reliance on the nationalist right wing to ensure his political dominance.

Max Hoffman

The Unpaid Kurdish Peshmerga’s Offensive Against ISIS In the News

The Unpaid Kurdish Peshmerga’s Offensive Against ISIS

Max Hoffman discusses the Kurdish capture of a strategically important highway in Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, on Background Briefing with Ian Masters.

Max Hoffman

Focusing on the Drivers of Conflict and Instability In the News

Focusing on the Drivers of Conflict and Instability

Max Hoffman and Meredith Leal discuss the Food Chain Reaction project, which aims to increase understanding of the ripple effects that threaten the global food supply chain and identify the institutional gaps the international community must address.

Max Hoffman, Meredith Leal

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