Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld is the Director of the New York City-based American Center for Democracy (ACD), as well as the Center for the Study of Corruption & the Rule of Law (CSC).  She is a member of the speakers bureau of the American Enterprise Institute. 
"An American citizen fluent in several languages, Ehrenfeld has testified before Congressional Committees, as well as the European Parliament, and provided evidence to the British Parliament, and consulted government agencies" such as the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She also consults with the Department of Defense's Threat Reduction Agency. 
"She is world's foremost authority on Narco-Terrorism, and a sought-after commentator and consultant on the problems of international terrorism, political corruption, money laundering, drug trafficking, and organized crime and the connections that binds these groups together," her Benador profile states. 
Ehrenfeld was a research scholar at New York University School of Law, a visiting scholar at the Columbia University Institute of War and Peace Studies, a fellow at Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University  and Jesus College at Cambridge University. 
Ehrenfeld "has a PhD in Criminology from the Hebrew University School of Law." 
"Dr. Ehrenfeld's articles appear in the Wall Street Journal and the National Review, The EUobserver, The Jerusalem Post, and The NY SUN, and she frequently appears as a guest on television news programs, including The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News, CNN, NBC News, and MSNBC." 
- "Funding Evil: How Terrorism is Financed and How to Stop It," Bonus Books, August 25, 2003, (Hard Cover) ISBN 1566251966; Bonus Books; Expanded edition February 2005, (Soft Cover) ISBN 1566252318.
- "Narcoterrorism," Basic Books, 1990; Basic Books (Reprint edition July 1992), ISBN 0465048013.
- "Evil Money," Harpercollins; 1st ed edition, June 1992, (Hard Cover) ISBN 0887305601; S.P.I. Books, July 1994 (Mass Market Paperback), ISBN 1561713333.
- "Narco-terrorism and the Cuban connection," Cuban American National Foundation, 1988, ASIN B0006ESE9O.
- "Narco-terrorism: The Kremlin connection" (Heritage Lectures), Heritage Foundation, 1986, ASIN B000719DE6.