Aaron David Miller
(born March 25, 1949) is a Middle East analyst, author, and negotiator. He is on the U.S. Advisory Council of Israel Policy Forum, is Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and has been an advisor to six Secretaries of State. Miller worked within the United States Department of State
for twenty four years (1978–2003). Between 1988 and 2003, Miller served six secretaries of state as an advisor on Arab-Israeli negotiations, where he participated in American efforts to broker agreements between Israel
, and the Palestinians
. He left the Department of State in January 2003 to serve as president of Seeds of Peace
, an international youth organization, founded in 1993. In January 2006, he became a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
in Washington, DC. Miller published his fourth book, The Much Too Promised Land: America’s Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace
, in 2008.
Miller was born in Cleveland, Ohio
on March 25, 1949, the eldest son of Samuel H. and Ruth Ratner Miller, both known for their civic, political and philanthropic work in the Jewish community and beyond, in Cleveland and on the national level.
Miller lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland
with his wife Lindsay, herself a key force in Seeds of Peace
since its inception. They have two children: Jennifer, author of Inheriting the......