People

Hon. Madeleine K. Albright Directors Emeriti
Hon. Madeleine K. Albright  
The Albright Stonebridge Group

Madeleine K. Albright is Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and Chair of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. She was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States. Dr...

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Gen. John R. Allen, USMC (Ret.) Board of Directors
Gen. John R. Allen, USMC (Ret.)  
Department of Defense

General John R. Allen, USMC (Ret.) is a Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense on Middle East Security. Previously, he commanded the International Security Assistance Force – Afghanistan and United States Forces – Afghanistan from July 18, 2011...

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Hon. Richard L. Armitage Board of Directors
Hon. Richard L. Armitage  
Armitage International

Beginning March 2005, Richard L. Armitage became President of Armitage International. Previously, his nomination as Deputy Secretary of State was confirmed by the Senate on March 23, 2001. He was sworn in on March 26, 2001.Prior to returning to...

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Dr. David Asher Staff
Dr. David Asher  
Strategy and Statecraft

Dr. David Asher is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at CNAS, where he specializes in issues related to economics and security. He leads the CNAS strategic law enforcement initiative, studying the role of law enforcement and financial sanctions in the...

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Hon. Norman R. Augustine Board of Directors
Hon. Norman R. Augustine  
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Norman R. Augustine was raised in Colorado and attended Princeton University where he graduated with a BSE in Aeronautical Engineering, magna cum laude, and an MSE.  He was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Xi.In 1958 he joined...

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LTG David W. Barno, USA (Ret.) Staff
LTG David W. Barno, USA (Ret.)  
Responsible Defense

David Barno is a Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Responsible Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security.  A highly decorated military officer with over 30 years of service, he has served in a variety of command and staff...

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Dr. Nora Bensahel Staff
Dr. Nora Bensahel  
Responsible Defense

Dr. Nora Bensahel is Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Responsible Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security.  She recently co-authored Hard Choices: Responsible Defense in an Age of Austerity and Sustainable Pre-...

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Nancy Berglass Staff
Nancy Berglass  
Military, Veterans, and Society

Nancy Berglass is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at CNAS, Director of the Iraq Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund, and Principal of Berglass Community Investment Consulting. Widely respected as among the nation’s leading strategists for the...

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Steve Biegun Board of Advisors
Steve Biegun  
Ford Motor Company

Stephen E. Biegun is a corporate officer and vice president of International Governmental Affairs for Ford Motor Company. In this role for Ford, Mr. Biegun oversees all aspects of Ford’s international governmental relations, including trade strategy...

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Denis A. Bovin Board of Directors
Denis A. Bovin  
Palimere Group LLC

Mr. Denis A. Bovin is Chairman and Managing Partner of Palimere Group LLC. He is the former Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of Stone Key Partners LLC, a strategic and financial advisory investment bank. Prior to forming Stone Key Partners, Mr...

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Shawn Brimley Executive Team, Staff
Shawn Brimley  
Executive Vice President and Director of Studies

Shawn Brimley is Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) where he oversees the center’s research and serves on the executive leadership team. Mr. Brimley rejoined CNAS after serving in the...

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Daniel Burg Staff
Daniel Burg  
20YY Warfare Initiative

Mr. Daniel Burg is an Adjunct Senior Fellow for the 20YY Warfare Initiative at the Center for a New American Security. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Burg worked for Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation as Manager of Strategic Studies for the Navy...

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Bob Butler Staff
Bob Butler  
Technology and National Security

Bob Butler is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Technology and National Security Program.  He is also the Vice President of Government Strategies for IO, a privately held data center “builder” and provider, and consults as a Special Government...

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Hon. Kurt M. Campbell Board of Directors
Hon. Kurt M. Campbell  
CNAS/The Asia Group

Kurt M. Campbell is Co-Founder and former CEO of the Center for a New American Security and currently serves as Chairman of its Board of Directors.  He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Asia Group, LLC, a strategic advisory and...

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Phillip Carter Staff
Phillip Carter  
Military, Veterans, and Society

Phillip Carter is Senior Fellow, Counsel and Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security.  His research focuses on issues facing veterans and military personnel, force structure and...

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Dr. Victor Cha Board of Advisors
Dr. Victor Cha  
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Victor Cha was named to the newly created Korea Chair at CSIS in May 2009. He is also a professor of government and director for Asian Studies at Georgetown University. From 2004 to 2007, he was director for Asian affairs at the White House, where...

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JaRel L. Clay Staff
JaRel L. Clay  
External Relations

JaRel Clay is the Communications Associate at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where he supports the External Relations team with strategic communications and outreach. Joining CNAS in August 2013, he works to promote and amplify the...

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Catherine Cloud Staff
Catherine Cloud  
Business Development

Catherine Cloud is the Director of Business Development at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Ms. Cloud helps coordinate the organization’s fundraising and donor outreach efforts. She joined the center in July 2010 as the Development...

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Elbridge Colby Staff
Elbridge Colby  
Robert M. Gates Fellow

Elbridge Colby is the Robert M. Gates Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where he focuses on strategic, deterrence, nuclear weapons, conventional force, intelligence, and related issues.In 2012, he served as the deputy head for...

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Dr. Patrick M. Cronin Staff
Dr. Patrick M. Cronin  
Asia-Pacific Security

Patrick M. Cronin is a Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the Senior Director of the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at the...

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Dell L. Dailey Board of Advisors
Dell L. Dailey  
Dell Dailey and Family

Ambassador (Ret.) Dell L. Dailey is the President of a family owned consultant company. This enterprise is the culmination of four decades of government service with a brief opportunity at President, Pacific Architect and Engineers. Currently, Dell...

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Hon. Richard J. Danzig Board of Directors
Hon. Richard J. Danzig  
The RAND Corporation

Richard Danzig is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of The RAND Corporation, a member of the Defense Policy Board and The President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, a Trustee of Reed College, a Director of the Center for a New American Security and...

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M. Thomas Davis Staff
M. Thomas Davis  
Responsible Defense

Mr. M. Thomas Davis is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security.A native of Cadiz, Kentucky, Mr. M. Thomas Davis was commissioned a Lieutenant in the Field Artillery upon graduation from the United States Military Academy...

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Robert Leslie Deak Board of Advisors
Robert Leslie Deak  
Bittachon Holdings, Inc.

Robert Leslie Deak is President and Chief Executive Officer of Bittachon Holdings, Inc, a firm based out of Rye, New York, that develops and manages companies in the United States and the broader Middle East. Previously, he served as Chairman and...

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Peter B. deNeufville Staff
Peter B. deNeufville  
Middle East Security

Peter deNeufville is an adjunct senior fellow with the Center for a New American Security. He also serves as Chairman of Voltaix, L.L.C., a manufacturer of chemical-vapor-deposition materials for the semiconductor and thin-film photovoltaic...

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LTG David A. Deptula, USAF (Ret.) Board of Advisors
LTG David A. Deptula, USAF (Ret.)  
Deptula Group, LLC

Lieutenant General David A. Deptula (Ret.) is a highly decorated military leader who transitioned from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) in 2010 after more than 34 years of distinguished service.  He is a world-recognized leader and pioneer in...

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Hon. Paula J. Dobriansky Board of Advisors
Hon. Paula J. Dobriansky  
Harvard University

Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University's JFK Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Chair of the National Board of the World Affairs Councils of America.  From 2010 to 2012, she was Senior Vice...

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MG Charles Dunlap, USAF (Ret.) Board of Advisors
MG Charles Dunlap, USAF (Ret.)  
Duke University

Prior to his retirement on 1 June 2010, Major General Dunlap served as Deputy Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Air Force.  In that position he assisted in the professional oversight of more than 2,200 judge advocates, 350 civilian attorneys,...

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Nathaniel C. Fick Board of Directors
Nathaniel C. Fick  
Endgame, Inc.

Nathaniel C. Fick is the CEO of Endgame, Inc., a venture-backed security intelligence software company. He was CEO of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) from June 2009 to November 2012, Chief Operating Officer of CNAS in 2008-2009 and a...

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Julie Finley Board of Advisors
Julie Finley  
Board of Advisors, CNAS

From 2005-09, Julie Finley served as U.S. Permanent Representative to the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) based in Vienna. Recently, Mrs. Finley has been a member of the Foreign Policy Leadership Council at Brookings...

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Ben FitzGerald Staff
Ben FitzGerald  
Technology and National Security

Ben FitzGerald is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS. In this capacity, Mr. FitzGerald leads CNAS efforts to explore the national security implications associated with the rapid pace of technological...

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Hon. Michèle Flournoy Board of Directors, Executive Team, Staff
Hon. Michèle Flournoy  
Chief Executive Officer, CNAS

Michèle Flournoy is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).She  served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from February 2009 to February 2012.  She was the principal adviser to the...

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Liz Fontaine Staff
Liz Fontaine  
External Relations

Liz Fontaine is currently the Acting Director of External Relations and Creative Director at the Center for a New American Security. She joined CNAS in November 2009 to oversee the design and production of CNAS’ various reports and promotional...

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Richard Fontaine Executive Team, Staff
Richard Fontaine  
President

Richard Fontaine is the President of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). He served as a Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow at CNAS from 2009-2012 and previously as foreign policy advisor to Senator John McCain for more than five years....

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Dr. Michael Green Board of Advisors
Dr. Michael Green  
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Michael Green is a senior adviser and holds the Japan Chair at CSIS, as well as being an associate professor of international relations at Georgetown University. He served as special assistant to the president for national security affairs and...

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Dr. Margaret C. Harrell Board of Advisors
Dr. Margaret C. Harrell  
RAND Corporation

Margaret C. Harrell is the Director of the Army Health Program within the RAND Corporation’s Arroyo Center.From July 2011 to August 2012, Dr. Harrell served as Senior Fellow and Director of the Military, Veterans, and SocietyProgram at the Center...

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David J. Hogan Board of Directors
David J. Hogan  
Mannheim LLC

David J. Hogan is the non-executive Chairman of Mannheim LLC, a private, international investment company based in New York. Previously, he was the Senior Managing Director of the firm since 2001. Prior to joining Mannheim LLC in 2001, Mr. Hogan had...

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Michael Horowitz Staff
Michael Horowitz  
Technology and National Security

Michael C. Horowitz is an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Technology and National Security Research Program with the Center for a New American Security and an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.He spent the 2013...

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Zachary M. Hosford Staff
Zachary M. Hosford  
Asia-Pacific Security

Zachary M. Hosford is an Associate Fellow in the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). His recent work has focused on the future of the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-ROK alliances, Taiwan security issues, China’s...

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Linda Hudson Board of Directors
Linda Hudson  
BAE Systems, Inc.

Linda Hudson is the Outside Director of BAE Systems, Inc. As the former president and CEO, she led a global, U.S.-based defense, aerospace, and security company with approximately 40,000 employees and $12.75 billion in annual revenue. The company is...

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Zack Iscol Board of Advisors
Zack Iscol  
Hirepurpo.se

A combat decorated former Marine officer and Iraq veteran, Zach Iscol is the CEO/founder of Hirepurpo.se, an interactive career guide and digital marketing platform for companies to hire top military talent. Mr. Iscol also serves as the...

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Lewis B. Kaden Board of Directors
Lewis B. Kaden  
Board of Directors, CNAS

In 2013, Lewis Kaden retired as Vice Chairman of Citigroup, which he had joined in 2005.  At Citi, he was a member of the Executive Committee, Business Heads Committee and Business Development Committee; he was Chairman of the Business...

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Dr. Colin H. Kahl Staff
Dr. Colin H. Kahl  
Middle East Security

Dr. Colin H. Kahl is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at CNAS and an associate professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.From February 2009 through...

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Robert Kaplan Staff
Robert Kaplan  
Strategy and Statecraft

Robert D. Kaplan has been an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security since March 2008, and has been a foreign correspondent for The Atlantic for over a quarter-century. He is currently Chief Geopolitical Analyst at Stratfor....

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William E. Kennard Board of Directors
William E. Kennard  
Grain Management LLC

William E. Kennard served as the United States’ Ambassador to the European Union from December 2009 to August 2013.  As Ambassador, he worked actively to promote transatlantic trade and investment and to eliminate regulatory barriers to...

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Katherine Kidder Staff
Katherine Kidder  
Military, Veterans, and Society

Katherine Kidder is a Research Associate at the Center for a New American Security’s Military, Veterans, and Society Program.Ms. Kidder is a Doctoral Candidate in Security Studies at Kansas State University, where she focused on defense and...

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Colonel Robert Killebrew, USA (Ret.) Board of Advisors
Colonel Robert Killebrew, USA (Ret.)  
Center for a New American Security

Colonel (USA ret) Bob Killebrew writes and consults on national defense issues a member of the Board of Advisors at the Center for a New American Security. Prior to his retirement from active duty he served for thirty years in a variety of Special...

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Christopher D. Kolenda Staff
Christopher D. Kolenda  
Adjunct Senior Fellow

Christopher D. Kolenda is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He recently served as the senior advisor on Afghanistan and Pakistan to the Department of Defense senior leadership and has served four tours in...

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Jaekwan Lee Board of Advisors
Jaekwan Lee  
DR & AJU International Law Firm

Jaekwan (JK) Lee is an advisor at DR & AJU International Law Firm and a Senior Advisor at Lotus Asset Management, an investment house specializing in alternative asset management products based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining DR&AJU, JK was...

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Dr. Peter L. Levin Staff
Dr. Peter L. Levin  
Technology and National Security

Dr. Peter L. Levin is an adjunct senior fellow for the Technology and National Security program at the Center for a New American Security. He is also the founder and CEO of Amida Technology Solutions, an information technology firm that focuses on...

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Senator Joseph I. Lieberman Board of Directors
Senator Joseph I. Lieberman  
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, and Friedman, LLP

Now Senior Counsel at the law firm of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, and Friedman in New York, Joseph I. Lieberman was for 24 years a member of the U.S. Senate from Connecticut. At the end of his service in January 2013, he was Chairman of the Homeland...

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Dr. Kristin M. Lord Board of Advisors
Dr. Kristin M. Lord  
United States Institute of Peace

Kristin Lord is Executive Vice President at the United States Institute of Peace. She was until January 2013 Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security where she oversaw the center’s research and...

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Dr. Marc Lynch Staff
Dr. Marc Lynch  
Middle East

Dr. Marc Lynch is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at CNAS, Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Institute for Middle East Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his B....

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Hon. Leo S. Mackay Jr. Board of Directors
Hon. Leo S. Mackay Jr.  
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Leo Mackay is vice president, and an elected corporate officer, of Lockheed Martin Corporation.  Currently, he leads the Office of Ethics and Sustainability, reporting directly to the Chairman and CEO, and to the Ethics & Corporate...

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CDR Daniel Malatesta, USN Military Fellows
CDR Daniel Malatesta, USN  
Military Fellow

Commander Daniel Malatesta, USN is a Senior Military Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.  He is a career Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Officer commissioned in 1995 from the United States Naval Academy.  Following...

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Anja Manuel Board of Advisors
Anja Manuel  
RiceHadleyGates LLC

Anja Manuel is a Partner with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley at The RiceHadley Group LLC, a strategic consulting firm. The firm assists CEOs and senior executives at major U.S....

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Brooke McDonald Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern
Brooke McDonald  
External Relations

Brooke McDonald is a Joseph S. Nye, Jr. External Relations Intern at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). In her role, she develops and maintains strategic communications, including digital engagement and media outreach.Prior to joining...

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Ellen McHugh Staff
Ellen McHugh  
Operations

Ellen McHugh is Director of Operations at the Center for a New American Security, where she is responsible for leading, coordinating and overseeing the administrative function of the Center.  Her operational experience and knowledge of security...

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Jack Miller Staff, Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern
Jack Miller  
Technology and National Security

Jack Miller is a Joseph S. Nye. Jr. National Security Intern with the Center for a New American Security. At CNAS, Mr. Miller is part of the Technology and National Security Program.Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Miller was an intern at the Center for...

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Jim Miller Board of Advisors
Jim Miller  
Adaptive Strategies, LLC

Jim Miller is President of Adaptive Strategies, LLC, which provides consulting to private sector clients on strategy development and implementation, international engagement, and technology issues. He serves on the Board of Directors for the...

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Lt Col James Mock, USAF Military Fellows
Lt Col James Mock, USAF  
Military Fellow

Lieutenant Colonel James C. Mock is the Senior Air Force Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He is a career Air Force Intelligence Officer and has served in a variety of operational and leadership positions ranging from the Squadron to...

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John A. Nagl Board of Advisors
John A. Nagl  
The Haverford School

Dr. John Nagl is the ninth Headmaster of The Haverford School in Haverford, Pennsylvania and a member of the Board of Advisors at the Center for a New American Security.  He was previously the President of CNAS. He is also a member of the...

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Ryan Nuanes Staff
Ryan Nuanes  
Operations

Ryan Nuanes serves as the Operations Assistant at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).Before joining CNAS, Mr. Nuanes acted as a Project Coordinator at DC Public Schools (DCPS) where he managed day-to-day logistical support operations for...

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Shannon O'Reilly Board of Advisors
Shannon O'Reilly  
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Shannon O'Reilly is the Executive Director in Communications for Military and Veterans Affairs at JPMorgan Chase & Co., a role she began in February 2012. In this capacity, she is responsible for all internal and external communications, media...

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Dr. Michael O’Hanlon Board of Advisors
Dr. Michael O’Hanlon  
The Brookings Institution

Michael O'Hanlon is a senior fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution  where he specializes in U.S. defense strategy, the use of military force, homeland security and American foreign policy. He is a visiting lecturer at...

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Walter Parkes Board of Directors
Walter Parkes  
Parkes/MacDonald Productions

Walter Parkes is a motion picture producer, writer and former studio head at DreamWorks Pictures, the motion picture studio that he and his wife and partner Laurie MacDonald ran from the company’s inception through 2005.Films produced or executive...

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Hon. William J. Perry Directors Emeriti
Hon. William J. Perry  
Stanford University

William J. Perry, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, is the Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor at Stanford University, with a joint appointment in the School of Engineering and the Institute for International Studies, where he is...

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Dr. Dafna H. Rand Staff
Dr. Dafna H. Rand  
Leon E. Panetta Fellow and Deputy Director of Studies

Dr. Dafna Hochman Rand is the Deputy Director of Studies and the inaugural Leon E. Panetta Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Her research focuses on Middle East security and U.S. foreign policy.Prior to joining CNAS, Dr....

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Dr. Ely Ratner Staff
Dr. Ely Ratner  
Asia-Pacific Security

Dr. Ely Ratner is Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS he served on the China Desk at the State Department as the lead political officer...

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Chris Raymond Board of Advisors
Chris Raymond  
Boeing

Chris Raymond is vice president of Business Development and Strategy for Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). This 68,000-employee business is a broad spectrum security provider for U.S. and international customers.Within IDS, Raymond reports to...

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Hon. Mitchell B. Reiss Board of Directors
Hon. Mitchell B. Reiss  
Washington College

Mitchell Reiss is president of Washington College. Previously, he was the diplomat-in-residence at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia where he held a number of leadership positions including vice provost for...

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Rachel Rizzo Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern
Rachel Rizzo  
Energy, Environment and Security

Rachel Rizzo is a Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Research Intern with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). She is part of the Energy, Environment and Security Program. Prior to joining CNAS, Ms. Rizzo was a Teaching Assistant at National Defense...

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Elizabeth Rosenberg Staff
Elizabeth Rosenberg  
Energy, Environment and Security

Elizabeth Rosenberg is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Environment and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. In this capacity, she publishes and speaks on the national security and foreign policy implications of...

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Kelley Sayler Staff
Kelley Sayler  
Responsible Defense

Kelley Sayler is a Research Associate at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where her research focuses on U.S. defense policy and the intersection of technology and national security.  In addition, she serves as the coordinator for...

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Paul Scharre Staff
Paul Scharre  
20YY Warfare Initiative

Paul Scharre is a Fellow and Project Director for the 20YY Warfare Initiative at the Center for a New American Security. From 2008-2013, Mr. Scharre worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) where he played a leading role in...

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Randy Schriver Board of Advisors
Randy Schriver  
Armitage International

Randy Schriver is one of five founding partners of Armitage International LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in international business development and strategies, incorporated in March 2005. He is also a Senior Associate at the Center for...

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Christopher M. Schroeder Board of Advisors
Christopher M. Schroeder  
HealthCentral

Christopher M. Schroeder is a leading entrepreneur and investor in interactive technologies and social communications.  He is a board ember and former Chief Executive Officer of HealthCentral, the highest quality collection of condition and...

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Peter Schwartz Board of Directors
Peter Schwartz  
Salesforce.com

Peter Schwartz is Senior Vice President for Global Government Relations and Strategic Planning for Salesforce.com. In these roles he directs policy and politics throughout the world and manages the organization’s ongoing strategic conversation....

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David Schwimmer Board of Directors
David Schwimmer  
Goldman Sachs & Co.

David Schwimmer is the global head of Metals & Mining Investment Banking in the Natural Resources Group at Goldman Sachs & Co.  His prior roles at Goldman Sachs have included:  Co-Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs...

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Vance Serchuk Staff
Vance Serchuk  
Strategy and Statecraft

Vance Serchuk is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Since August 2013, he has been executive director of the KKR Global Institute, based in New York. He previously served for six years as senior foreign policy...

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Travis Sharp Staff
Travis Sharp  
Responsible Defense

Travis Sharp is an Adjunct Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and was previously the Bacevich Fellow. He is currently a Master’s candidate at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and...

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Tobby Simon Board of Advisors
Tobby Simon  
Synergia Foundation

Tobby Simon is the President of Synergia Foundation, a think tank that works closely with industry, polity and academia to establish leading edge practices through applied research in the domains of geo politics, risk management and security...

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Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter Board of Advisors
Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter  
Princeton University

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009–2011 she served as Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first...

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Julianne Smith Staff
Julianne Smith  
Strategy and Statecraft

Julianne (“Julie”) Smith is Senior Fellow and Director of the Strategy and Statecraft Program at the Center for a New American Security.Ms. Smith comes to CNAS while serving as a Senior Vice President at Beacon Global Strategies LLC. Prior to...

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Jacob Stokes Staff
Jacob Stokes  
Bacevich Fellow

Jacob Stokes is the Bacevich Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where his research focuses on U.S. foreign and defense policy and national security strategy. Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Stokes served as a Policy Analyst at the...

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Hannah Suh Staff
Hannah Suh  
Asia-Pacific Security

Hannah Suh is the Program Coordinator for the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Ms. Suh interned with the Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings...

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Alexander Sullivan Staff
Alexander Sullivan  
Asia-Pacific Security

Alexander Sullivan is a Research Associate in the Asia-Pacific Security Program and a former Joseph S. Nye, Jr. National Security Research Intern at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Sullivan was an independent...

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Jim Thomas Board of Advisors
Jim Thomas  
The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Jim Thomas is Vice President for Studies at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.  He oversees CSBA’s research programs and directs the Strategic and Budgetary Studies staff.Prior to joining CSBA, he  was Vice President of...

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Anthony Vassalo Visting Fellow
Anthony Vassalo  
NCTC Fellow

Anthony Vassalo is currently the National Counterterrorism Center’s (NCTC) Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.  From 2008-2013, Mr. Vassalo served in the Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning (DSOP) at NCTC, where...

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Richard Verma Board of Advisors
Richard Verma  
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Rich Verma is a partner at the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, where he is a member of the international and government affairs practice groups.   Rich also serves as Counselor to the Albright Stonebridge Group, a global consulting...

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Dr. Richard Weitz Staff
Dr. Richard Weitz  
Strategy and Statecraft

Richard Weitz is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Center for a New American Security and Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute. His current research includes regional security developments...

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Dr. John P. White Board of Advisors
Dr. John P. White  
Kennedy School Middle East Initiative

John P. White is the Robert and Renee Belfer Lecturer and Chair of the Kennedy School Middle East Initiative. He served as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1995 to 1997, Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 1978 to...

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Michael J. Zak Board of Directors
Michael J. Zak  
Charles River Ventures

Mike Zak has a total of 23 years of experience as an entrepreneur and early stage venture capital investor.Since 1991 he has been a principal investor at Charles River Ventures, located in Boston and Menlo Park.  In that time he has...

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Cecilia Zhou Staff, Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern
Cecilia Zhou  
Asia-Pacific Security

Cecilia Zhou is a Joseph S. Nye, Jr. National Security intern at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she works with the Asia-Pacific Security Program. Her research focuses mainly on analyzing China’s energy security and the evolving...

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