Chris Estep is the Communications Specialist at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where he coordinates the Center’s digital engagement and congressional relations efforts.
Estep holds a Master of Arts degree in Security Policy Studies from The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where he concentrated in U.S. National Security. A graduate of Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) on Boston’s South Shore, Estep received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Religion. His thesis research focused on the intersection of President Harry Truman's Cold War-era diplomacy and midcentury popular religious sentiment in the United States.
Estep’s writing has appeared in Lawfare, War on the Rocks, Just Security, Slate, The Hill, Business Insider, The National Interest, and more.
Recent Publications & News
CommentarySharper: America's Next Defense Strategy
By Will Mackenzie, Jennie Matuschak, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentarySharper: America and the United Nations
By Kristine Lee, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentarySharper: The Next Congress
By Katie Galgano, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentarySharper: The Future of U.S. Sanctions Policy
By Kaleigh Thomas, Cole Stevens & Chris Estep
CommentaryBeyond TikTok: Preparing for Future Digital Threats
By Kara Frederick, Chris Estep & Megan Lamberth
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