Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program
Kristine Lee is an Associate Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she focuses on U.S. alliances and partnerships in the Indo-Pacific region, U.S.-China relations, and managing the North Korea threat.
Ms. Lee was a recipient of the Fulbright fellowship and received her A.B. from Harvard College, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard International Review. She earned her Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, focusing on international relations and security studies. She has appeared as a commentator on CNN, Al Jazeera, Voice of America, among other outlets, and her writing and analysis has appeared in Foreign Affairs, War on the Rocks, Foreign Policy online, The Hill, USA Today, The National Interest, The Diplomat, and various CNAS publications.
In June 2019, Ms. Lee was named as a 2019-2020 recipient of the 1LT Andrew J. Bacevich Jr., USA Award.
Outside of CNAS, Ms. Lee is providing outside informal counsel exclusively to the Biden campaign for President.
Recent Publications & News
CommentaryThe United States Can’t Quit on the UN
By Kristine Lee
CommentarySharper: America and the United Nations
By Kristine Lee, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentaryDesigning a U.S. Digital Development Strategy
By Siddharth Mohandas, Kristine Lee, Joshua Fitt & Coby Goldberg
In The NewsChina Wins Seat at International Tribunal on Law of the Sea
By Kristine Lee
CommentaryChina’s Expeditionary Entrepreneurs
By Kristine Lee & Coby Goldberg
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