He currently serves as a senior MK in the ruling Likud party and sits on the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee as well as the Subcommittee for Intelligence and Secret Services. MK Danon also holds the position of Chairman of the World Likud.
Prior to his current roles, Danon served as Israel’s Minister of Science and Technology and Deputy Minister of Defense in Israel’s Knesset.
With over twenty years experience representing Israel, Ambassador Danon has developed a reputation as one of Israel’s most ardent defenders. As Chairman of the World Likud Ambassador Danon leads Israel’s public diplomacy efforts on the world stage and conducts advocacy campaigns on behalf of Israel. He is instrumental in uniting Israel with world Jewry and with broader international communities.
Ambassador Danon has contributed to leading publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, New York Post, LA Times, USA Today, and Foreign Policy and has made regular appearances in international media outlets including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and the BBC.
His first book The Will to Prevail was published to much critical acclaim. Released in 2022, his new book In the Lion’s Den: Israel and the World, with a foreword by Nikki Haley, delves into his time at the United Nations.