David Stebbins is a Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation working on intelligence policy, counterterrorism operations, and countering violent extremsim (CVE) issues. He has regional expertise on the Middle East; a working proficiency in Arabic, and substantive knowledge of current counterterrorism operations. Prior to joining RAND, Stebbins worked for the NYPD Counterterrorism Bureau’s Terrorist Threat Analysis Group (TTAG) and has also performed extensive policy work as a National Security Legislative Staff Member for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. He served an Infantry Combat Medic attached to a M1A2 Abrams Armor Division in the Vermont Army National Guard. Stebbins holds an M.A. in International Affairs from from Columbia University where he concentrated on International Security Policy and specialized in International Conflict Resolution. He earned his B.A. in Social Science from Castleton State College.