Fernando Reinares (Logroño, La Rioja, Spain, 1960) Director of the Program on Global Terrorism at Elcano Royal Institute and Professor of Security Studies at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, both in Madrid. Wilson Center Global Fellow, he is also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. First chairman of the European Commission Expert Group on Violent Radicalization (2007-2009), he also served as Senior Advisor on Antiterrorist Policy to Spain’s Minister of Interior (2004-2006). Among other academic and civilian distinctions, Professor Reinares has received from the Spanish authorities the Cross of Military Merit (2009), and the Cross of Police Merit (2012). He was awarded the Prize for Excellence in Research on Social and Legal Sciences from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (2016) as well as the highest personal decoration of the regional Government of his native La Rioja region (2016). His most recent books includeAl Qaeda’s Revenge. The 2004 Madrid Train Bombings (New York and Washington, DC: Columbia University Press and Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2017); Estado Islámico en España [ISIS in Spain, with CarolaGarcía-Calvo] (Madrid: Real InstitutoElcano, 2016); The Evolution of the Global Terrorism Threat (Nueva York: Columbia University Press, 2014, edited with Bruce Hoffman); and Spain’s best seller ¡Matadlos! Quién estuvo detrás del 11-M y por qué se atentó en España[Killthem! Who Was Behind the Madrid Train Bombings and Why Was Spain Targeted] (Barcelona: Galaxia Gutenberg, 2014).