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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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Wendy R. Anderson Staff
Wendy R. Anderson  
Military, Veterans, and Society

Wendy R. Anderson is an Adjunct Senior Fellow of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).  She is also the Managing Director of Military and National Security Initiatives at Strong Eagle...

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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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CDR David C. Barata, USCG Military Fellows
CDR David C. Barata, USCG  
Senior Military Fellow

CDR David C. Barata, USCG, is a Senior Military Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.A native of Jacksonville, Florida, he graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1993. After graduation, he was assigned aboard USCGC...

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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  
Evercore

Denis A. Bovin is Senior Advisor to Evercore Partners, a leading global independent Investment Banking and Advisory Firm. He is Chairman of the MIT Investment Management Company, which oversees the investment of MIT’s approximately $17 billion...

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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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LtCol Brian Bruggeman, USMC Military Fellows
LtCol Brian Bruggeman, USMC  
Senior Military Fellow

Lieutenant Colonel Brian Bruggeman is the Senior Commandant of the Marine Corps Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He was commissioned in May of 1994 after graduation from the United States Naval Academy.  His education includes...

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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.  Kurt M. Campbell is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Asia Group, LLC, a strategic...

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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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Chris M. Chadwick Board of Directors
Chris M. Chadwick  
The Boeing Company

Chris Chadwick is president and chief executive officer of Defense, Space & Security (BDS), and a member of the Executive Council of The Boeing Company.Named BDS president and CEO in December 2013, Chadwick leads the $31 billion business that...

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Amy Chang
Amy Chang  
Technology and National Security

Amy Chang is the former Norman R. Augustine Research Associate in the Technology & National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her research interests included U.S. national security strategy, cybersecurity,...

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JaRel L. Clay Staff
JaRel L. Clay  
External Relations

JaRel Clay is the Digital Content Manager at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where he oversees the development, production, and review of the Center’s online content – from high-definition video to blog posts.Joining CNAS in August...

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Amanda Claypool Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern
Amanda Claypool  
Middle East Security

Amanda Claypool is a Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Research Intern with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).  At CNAS, Ms. Claypool is part of the Middle East Security and Strategy and Statecraft programs. Prior to joining CNAS, Ms....

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Dr. Eliot Cohen Staff
Dr. Eliot Cohen  
Adjunct Senior Fellow

Dr. Eliot Cohen is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He is the Robert E. Osgood Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He directs the strategic studies...

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Elbridge Colby Staff
Elbridge Colby  
Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow

Elbridge Colby is the Robert M. Gates Senior 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...

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Melody Cook Staff
Melody Cook  
External Relations

Melody Cook is the Creative Director at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Ms. Cook manages the design of the Center’s visual communication products to include report design and layout, information graphics and data visualizations, and...

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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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Benjamin F. Cumbo IV Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern
Benjamin F. Cumbo IV  
Energy, Economics and Security

Benjamin Cumbo is a Joseph S. Nye Jr. National Security Intern with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). At CNAS, Mr. Cumbo works within the Energy, Economics, and Security program.Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Cumbo interned for GardaWorld...

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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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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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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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Rebecca Edelston Staff
Rebecca Edelston  
Special Assistant to the President and CEO

Ms. Rebecca Edelston is Special Assistant at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). In this capacity, Ms. Edelston works with the CEO, President, and the Director of Business Development.Prior to joining CNAS, Ms. Edelston  served as...

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Dr. Jason Ellis Visting Fellow
Dr. Jason Ellis  
20YY Warfare Initiative

Jason Ellis is a Visiting Senior Fellow with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). He is on leave from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where he serves as Deputy Program Director for Defense. A Federally-Funded Research...

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Dr. Peter Feaver Board of Advisors
Dr. Peter Feaver  
Duke University

Peter D. Feaver (Ph.D., Harvard, 1990) is the Alexander F. Hehmeyer Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University and Director of the Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS). From June 2005 to July 2007, Feaver was on...

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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...

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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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Alice Hunt Friend Staff
Alice Hunt Friend  
Strategy and Statecraft

Alice Hunt Friend is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. She is also a PhD student at American University’s School of International Service, where she performs research on U.S. foreign policy, security studies and use...

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Francis J. Gavin Staff
Francis J. Gavin  
Strategy and Statecraft

Francis J. Gavin is an adjunct senior fellow with the Strategy and Statecraft Program at the Center for a New American Security and is first Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy Studies and Professor of Political Science at MIT. Before...

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Ilan Goldenberg Staff
Ilan Goldenberg  
Middle East Security

Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with extensive government experience covering Iran’s nuclear program, the...

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Zachary Goldman Staff
Zachary Goldman  
Energy, Economics and Security

Zachary K. Goldman is an adjunct senior fellow with the Energy, Economics and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. Mr. Goldman also serves as the Executive Director of the Center on Law and Security at NYU School of...

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Dr. David Gordon Staff
Dr. David Gordon  
Adjunct Senior Fellow

David F. Gordon is the President of International Capital Strategies and adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security.  He is also an adjunct professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  Dr....

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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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Peter Harrell Staff
Peter Harrell  
Energy, Economics and Security

Peter Harrell is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, where he focuses on the intersection of economics and national security. Research interests include economic statecraft, sanctions and energy.From 2012-2014, Mr....

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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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Jerry Hendrix Staff
Jerry Hendrix  
Defense Strategies and Assessments

Jerry Hendrix is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security.A retired Captain in the United States Navy, his staff assignments include tours with the Chief of Naval...

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Nicholas Heras Staff
Nicholas Heras  
Middle East Security

Mr. Nicholas A. Heras is the Research Associate in the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). From 2013-2014, he served as a research associate at the National Defense University (NDU) where he worked on a...

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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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Linda Hudson Board of Directors
Linda Hudson  
The Cardea Group

Linda Parker Hudson is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Cardea Group, a consultancy specializing in C-Suite transitions, organizational transformations and adaptive strategies. She retired as president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc. on January 31...

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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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Dr. Van Jackson Visting Fellow
Dr. Van Jackson  
Visiting Fellow

Dr. Van Jackson is a Visiting Fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow, researching the intersection of Asian security, strategy, and military trends. He is also a Visiting...

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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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Robert Kaplan Staff
Robert Kaplan  
Strategy and Statecraft

Robert D. Kaplan is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, originally joining the Center in March 2008. He is the bestselling author of fifteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including Asia’s...

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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  
IREX

Kristin Lord is the President and CEO of IREX. She is the former 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...

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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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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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Ellie Maruyama Staff
Ellie Maruyama  
Energy, Economics and Security

Ellie Maruyama is a Research Associate in the Energy, Economics and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).Prior to joining CNAS, Ms. Maruyama worked in the Office of the Executive Director for Japan at the World Bank....

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General Jim Mattis Board of Directors
General Jim Mattis  
Hoover Institution

General Jim Mattis, an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is an expert on national security issues, especially strategy, innovation, the effective use of military force, and the Middle East. He heads a project on the...

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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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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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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 Deputy Director of Operations 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...

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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. Stephen Ondra Staff
Dr. Stephen Ondra  
Adjunct Senior Fellow

Dr. Stephen Ondra is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.As senior vice president and enterprise chief medical officer of the Health Care Service Corporation, Dr. Ondra is responsible for the strategy and oversight of...

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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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Arif Patani Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern
Arif Patani  
External Relations

Arif Patani is the Joseph S. Nye, Jr. External Relations Intern at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) where he supports the center’s digital communication strategy and public relations presence.Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Patani served 10...

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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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Dale L Ponikvar Board of Advisors
Dale L Ponikvar  

Dale Ponikvar just retired as the senior corporate tax partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy where he headed the Corporate and Financial Restructuring Group in the firm's Tax Department.Mr. Ponikvar’s practice...

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Arnold Punaro Board of Advisors
Arnold Punaro  
The Punaro Group, LLC,

Arnold Punaro is chief executive officer of The Punaro Group, LLC, a Washington-based firm he founded in 2010 specializing in federal budget and market analysis, business strategy and capture, acquisition due diligence, government relations,...

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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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Joe Reeder Board of Advisors
Joe Reeder  
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Joe Reeder’s career as an attorney is highlighted with four years of public service as the 14th Under Secretary of the Army, 1993-1997, where he was specifically responsible for long- range planning, material requirements, readiness, acquisition...

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Hon. Mitchell B. Reiss Board of Directors
Hon. Mitchell B. Reiss  
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Mitchell Reiss is President and CEO of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He joined the Foundation after serving as the President of Washington College. Previously, he was the diplomat-in-residence at the College of William & Mary in...

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Ed Rogers Board of Advisors
Ed Rogers  
BGR Group

Ed Rogers has been involved in political campaigns, private commercial transactions and other legal, media and market access challenges in various international markets since the mid-‘90s. He regularly assembles teams of lobbyists, lawyers,...

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David Romley Executive Team, Staff
David Romley  
Senior Vice President

David Romley is the Senior Vice President at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Mr. Romley leads the Center’s fundraising efforts and strategic partnerships, as well as serving as a member of the Center’s executive team. Prior to...

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Elizabeth Rosenberg Staff
Elizabeth Rosenberg  
Energy, Economics and Security

Elizabeth Rosenberg is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics 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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Gary Roughead Board of Directors
Gary Roughead  
Hoover Institution

Admiral Gary Roughead, USN (Ret.), an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, (2011–13) graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1973. In September 2007, Admiral Roughead became the twenty-ninth chief of naval operations...

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COL Scott E. Sanborn, USA Military Fellows
COL Scott E. Sanborn, USA  
Senior Military Fellow

COL Scott E. Sanborn is the Chief of Staff of the Army Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.COL Sanborn is qualified as both an Aviation and a Military Intelligence officer and has served in a variety of assignments in both...

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Kelley Sayler Staff
Kelley Sayler  
Defense Strategies and Assessments

Kelley Sayler is an Associate Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she works with the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program and the 20YY Warfare Initiative. Ms. Sayler’s recent CNAS publications include...

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Paul Scharre Staff
Paul Scharre  
20YY Warfare Initiative

Paul Scharre is a Senior Fellow and Director of 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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Loren DeJonge Schulman Staff
Loren DeJonge Schulman  
Adjunct Senior Fellow

Loren DeJonge Schulman is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for New American Security and an affiliate at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation.  Her research focuses on U.S. foreign policy, defense...

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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 he works in the Strategy and Statecraft Program. His research focuses on U.S. foreign and defense policy and national security strategy. Prior to joining...

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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 an Associate Fellow in the Asia-Pacific Security Program, where he focuses on US-China relations, maritime security, regional military modernization and U.S. alliances, and the role of energy in geopolitics. His writing and...

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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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Dr. David Titley Staff
Dr. David Titley  
Energy, Economics and Security

Dr. David Titley is an adjunct senior fellow with the Energy, Economics and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security.Dr. Titley is a nationally known expert in the field of climate, the Arctic, and National Security.  He...

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Neal Urwitz Staff
Neal Urwitz  
External Relations

Neal Urwitz is the Director of External Relations at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). At CNAS, Mr. Urwitz is responsible for the organization’s media relations, online and digital presence, events, Congressional outreach, and...

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Alexander Velez-Green Staff
Alexander Velez-Green  
Defense Strategies and Assessments

Alexander Velez-Green is a Researcher at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where he is part of the 20YY Warfare Initiative and Defense Strategies and Assessments Program. Mr. Velez-Green’s research focuses on the strategic stability...

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Jane Wales Board of Directors
Jane Wales  
Global Philanthropy Forum / World Affairs Council

Jane Wales is CEO of the Global Philanthropy Forum and the World Affairs Council; Vice President of the Aspen Institute; and host of the nationally-syndicated National Public Radio interview show World Affairs.Previously, Ms. Wales served...

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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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Tim Westergren Board of Directors
Tim Westergren  
Pandora Radio

Pandora Founder Tim Westergren started the popular personalized radio service in 2000 with the Music Genome Project. Tim is an awardwinning composer and accomplished musician with 20 years of experience in the music industry – spanning...

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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
Cecilia Zhou  
Development

Cecilia Zhou is the Development Coordinator at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she works with Senior Vice President for stewardship and donor relations, and maintains the donor database.She was previously a Joseph S. Nye, Jr....

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