Daniel Sobelman is a postdoctoral research fellow with the International Security Program at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and the Washington-based Israel Institute.
Sobelman's research interests lie in the growing phenomenon of asymmetrical conflicts, involving states and non-state actors. Currently, his primary focus is Israel's conflict with the Lebanese group Hezbollah and the Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip. Prior to joining the Belfer Center's International Security Program, he was an analyst for the U.S. Government's Open Source Center. He is also a former Arab Affairs Correspondent for the Israeli daily Ha’aretz.
Sobelman holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as a Master's and Bachelor's degree in the History of the Middle East, obtained from Tel Aviv University, Israel.