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Mike Evans is one of the most in-demand analysts on the subject of the Middle East. Evans recently launched the Mike Evans Museum in Jerusalem, Israel, officially known as the Friends of Zion Heritage Center.
Michael David Evans is an award-winning journalist, has appeared on hundreds of network television and radio shows including Good Morning, America, Cross Fire, Nightline, The Good Morning Show (Great Britain), and appears frequently on the Fox Network, CNN World News, NBC, ABC, and CBS. He is one of the most in-demand analysts on the subject of the Middle East.
Dr. Evans' 2008 bestseller was Jimmy Carter: The Liberal Left and World Chaos. It was followed in 2009 by Atomic Iran, Countdown to Armageddon, and in 2010, Dr. Evans entered the field of fiction with the thriller, GameChanger. His book The Final Move beyond Iraq debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestsellers list in May 2007. It contained interviews with former CIA director James Woolsey, Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, General Hugh Shelton, Mort Zuckerman, owner, U.S. News and World Report, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and a host of others.
Dr. Evans' book, Showdown with Nuclear Iran became a New York Times and Amazon.com bestseller. He is also the author of 30 books including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, USA Today, Amazon #1, and Barnes and Noble.com #1 bestseller, The American Prophecies, and the New York Times bestseller, Beyond Iraq: The Next Move.
Mike Evans has won more than fifteen national awards for his prime time specials based on his books. Evans is an award-winning producer, having produced eighteen documentaries on Israel. His most famous special "Let My People Go!" spotlighted Natan Sharansky, who was at the time in a gulag in Russia. Dr. Evans asked President Ronald Reagan to seek Mr. Sharansky's release, and the release of some 400 Jewish prisoners from President Mikhail Gorbachev. Dr. Evans also worked with a Dutch government official to encourage the opening of the doors of the Dutch Embassy in Moscow to the Jews of Russia.
Dr. Evans has met with over 52 leaders of nations, (including foreign ministers, ambassadors, prime ministers and kings). He has worked closely with Israel's prime ministers for almost three decades. As an advisor to Prime Minister Begin, he recommended Benjamin Netanyahu for his first government post. His recommendation followed a meeting with the future prime minister after his brother, Jonathan, had been shot in the back while leading the raid on Entebbe in Uganda. Benjamin Netanyahu is now serving his second term as prime minister of Israel.
Dr. Evans is a member of the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. He has officially represented the evangelical broadcasting community in the United States for more than two decades covering strategic events throughout the world, such as the Middle East Peace Conference in Madrid and at the 43rd General Assembly of the United Nations specially convened session in Geneva. He also covered the International UN Conference on Afghanistan in The Hague, Netherlands, and the UN Durban Review Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.