Elan Journo is a fellow and director of Policy Research at the Ayn Rand Institute. He writes, speaks and gives interviews for ARI; he is a senior editor, and he teaches at the Objectivist Academic Center. He specializes in the application of Rand’s ethics of rational egoism to public policy issues, and his research and writing focus on American foreign policy. His 2009 book, Winning the Unwinnable War: America’s Self-Crippled Response to Islamic Totalitarianism, analyzes post-9/11 U.S. foreign policy from the perspective of Rand’s philosophy. His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, the Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, the Journal of International Security Affairs and in popular media outlets, including Foxnews.com, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, Australia’s Herald Sun and Canada’s Globe and Mail. He has been interviewed on Fox News Channel, PBS, NPR and hundreds of radio programs nationally and internationally.