News & Interviews

The Jiggy Jaguar Show: Daniel Levin, June 28, 2021

The Jiggy Jaguar Show: Daniel Levin, June 28, 2021

“The son of a diplomat, Daniel Levin spent his early years in the Middle East and in Africa and then trained as a lawyer. Currently a board member of the Liechtenstein Foundation for State Governance, he has, for the past twenty years, worked with governments and development institutions worldwide, focusing on economic development and political reform through financial literacy, political inclusion, and constitutional initiatives. He is also engaged in track 3 diplomacy and mediation efforts in war zones. Levin’s first book, Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures among the Powerful, was published in Germany, Japan, Russia, and the UK. Proof of Life is his first book to be published in the United States. He lives outside New York City.”

Books on Pod with Trey Elling: Daniel Levin on Proof of Life

Books on Pod with Trey Elling: Daniel Levin on Proof of Life, June 24, 2021

“Lawyer, political commentator, and author Daniel Levin chats with Trey Elling about PROOF OF LIFE: TWENTY DAYS ON THE HUNT FOR A MISSING PERSON IN THE MIDDLE EAST. The book describes Daniel’s attempts to locate someone who went missing in war-torn Syria, one of the most dangerous and hopeless places on the planet, as well as those heroes and villains he met along the way. Daniel and Trey discuss some of those details.”

First Person One on One: Daniel Levin

First Person One on One: Daniel Levin, author of Proof of Life, June 14, 2021

“In this edition of First Person One on One, author Daniel Levin shares his harrowing experiences searching in the Middle East for an American who vanished during a humanitarian mission. What unfolds is a fast-paced thriller that dives into a shadowy world populated by drug dealers, sex traffickers and terrorists.”

Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra, Boise State Public Radio: “Proof of Life” by Daniel Levin

Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra, Boise State Public Radio: “Proof of Life” by Daniel Levin, June 11, 2021

“Daniel Levin has spent the last twenty years working with governments and development institutions worldwide. A lawyer by profession, he is an advisor on political and economic affairs, from financial development to conflict resolution. Levin is also the author of Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful.”

Alain Guillot Show: Daniel Levin – Searching for a Missing Person in the Middle East

Alain Guillot Show: Daniel Levin – Searching for a Missing Person in the Middle East, June 6, 2021

“In Proof of Life, Levin dives deep into the shadows — an underground industry of war where everything is for sale, including arms, drugs, and even people. He offers a fasci­nating study of how people use leverage to get what they want from one another and of a place where no one does a favor without wanting something in return, whether it’s immediately or years down the road.”

The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Proof of Life Interview

The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Proof of Life: Twenty Days on the Hunt for a Missing Person in the Middle East by Daniel Levin, June 4, 2021

​“Truly thrilling. Daniel Levin brilliantly conveys both the menace and the evil of Middle Eastern intrigue, and some victories of human kindness over cruelty and despair.”
—Daniel Kahneman, New York Times bestselling author of Thinking, Fast and Slow