Michael "Mick" Patrick Mulroy is Senior Fellow for National Security and Defense Policy at the Middle East Institute. He is also the co-founder of Lobo Institute, a private firm consulting, advising and teaching on current and future conflicts. 

Mulroy is a former United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for the Middle East (Nov. 2017-Dec. 2019). As DASD for the Middle East, he was responsible for U.S. Department of Defense policy for Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. He is a retired Central Intelligence Agency Paramilitary Operations Officer and United States Marine. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors for Grassroots Reconciliation Group, a nonprofit to help rehabilitate child soldiers. 

Education
Bachelor's from Augusta University; Law degree from Samford University

Issues of Expertise
US Military, Defense & Security

Countries of Expertise
Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Yemen

Contact Information

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