David Ibsen serves as President of United Against Nuclear Iran, which highlights the dangers of the Iranian regime and works to prevent Iran from fulfilling its ambition to obtain nuclear weapons. He is also the Executive Director for the Counter Extremism Project.
David writes regularly on security and foreign policy issues, and is also a frequent commentator in print and on television about the dangers of extremist ideology, the misuse of communications and social media platforms by extremist groups to recruit and radicalize, and the Iranian nuclear program, among other related issues.
Previously, David served as a Policy Analyst for the U.S. Department of State and as a U.S. delegate to the United Nations. Prior to the UN, David worked as an advisor for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
David studied International Security Policy at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and English Literature at Hunter College in New York City.