Thomas S. Warrick is a nonresident senior fellow with the Middle East programs group at the Atlantic Council and the Director of the Future of DHS Project. From August 2008 to June 2019, Mr. Warrick was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Policy at the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and a career member of the Senior Executive Service. From 1997 to 2007, he served in the US Department of State on Middle East and international justice issues. He led the State Department’s “Future of Iraq” project and served in Baghdad and Washington. From 1979 to 1997, he was an international lawyer in private practice for 17 years, representing companies in connection with investments in the Middle East and elsewhere.