Robert Reilly ha insegnato alla National Defense University, e ha lavorato presso l'Ufficio del Segretario della Difesa, come Senior Advisor per la strategia dell'informazione dal 2002 al 2006. Ha partecipato a Operation Iraqi Freedom nel 2003 come Senior Advisor del Ministery of Information iracheno. È stato direttore del Voice of America. Robert Reilly ha servito la Casa Bianca come assistente speciale del Presidente dal 1983 al 1985. Nel settore privato, ha trascorso più di sette anni presso l’Intercollegiate Studies Institute, prima come direttore nazionale e poi come presidente. Per due anni è stato in servizio attivo come ufficiale di cavalleria corazzata. Ha frequentato la Georgetown University e la Claremont Graduate University. Numerose pubblicazioni nel campo della politica estera e della musica classica. Il suo ultimo libro Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist Crisis, è stato pubblicato da ISI Press.
Robert Reilly has taught at the National Defense University, and served in the Office of The Secretary of Defense, where he was Senior Advisor for Information Strategy (2002-2006). He participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003, as Senior Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of information. Before that, he was director of the Voice of America, where he had worked the prior decade. Mr. Reilly has served in the White House as a Special Assistant to the President (1983-1985), and in the U.S. Information Agency both in DC and abroad. In the private sector, he spent more than seven years with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, as both national director and then president. He was on active duty as an armored cavalry officer for two years, and attended Georgetown University and the Claremont Graduate University. He has published widely on foreign policy, “war of ideas” issues, and classical music. His latest book, The Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist Crisis, has just been published by ISI Press.