Kori Schake is a senior fellow and the director of Foreign and Defense Policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
Allison Schwartz is a research and communications associate at the American Enterprise Institute. She is also a master’s student in Georgetown’s Security Studies Program.
Michael Beckley is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where his research focuses on US-China competition, long-term trends in the US-China power balance, US alliances and grand strategy, and US economic and defense policy in East Asia. Concurrently, he is an associate professor at Tufts University.
Hal Brands is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he studies US foreign policy and defense strategy. Concurrently, Brands is the Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is also a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion.
Elisabeth Braw is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where she focuses on defense against emerging national security challenges, such as hybrid and gray-zone threats. Concurrently, she is a columnist with Foreign Policy, where she writes on national security and the globalized economy, and a member of the UK National Preparedness Commission.
Emily Coletta is a project coordinator and research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute, where her work focuses on defense budgeting and strategy. She leads the Defense Futures Simulator project.
Zack Cooper is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he studies US strategy and alliances in Asia. He also teaches at Princeton University, codirects the Alliance for Securing Democracy, and cohosts the Net Assessment podcast. He previously served in the Pentagon and White House.
Giselle Donnelly is a senior fellow in defense and national security at the American Enterprise Institute, where she focuses on national security and military strategy, operations, programs, and defense budgets.
Mackenzie Eaglen is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where she works on defense strategy, defense budgets, and military readiness.
John G. Ferrari is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and the former director of program analysis and evaluation for the US Army. He is a retired US Army major general.
Olivia Garard is a research contributor for the American Enterprise Institute. She served as an active-duty officer in the US Marine Corps from 2014 to 2020 and holds a master’s degree in war studies from King’s College London and an undergraduate degree in philosophy from Princeton University. She is currently attending St. John’s College Graduate Institute. She recently published her first book, An Annotated Guide to Tactics: Carl von Clausewitz’s Theory of the Combat (Marine Corps University Press, 2021), and she tweets at @teaandtactics.
Sheena Chestnut Greitens is a Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where she focuses on China and East Asia, Indo-Pacific security, and authoritarianism and democracy in Asia. Concurrently, she is a tenured associate professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and director of the Asia Policy Program at the Clements Center for National Security and the Strauss Center for International Security and Law. She is currently writing a book on how internal security considerations shape Chinese grand strategy.
Klon Kitchen is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on the intersection of national security and defense technologies and innovation. Through his research, he works to understand and explain how emerging technologies are shaping modern statecraft, intelligence, and warfighting while focusing on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, robotics, and quantum sciences.
Elaine McCusker is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where she focuses on defense strategy, budget, and innovation; the US military; and national security. She previously served as deputy and then acting under secretary of defense (comptroller) from August 2017 to June 2020.
Michael Rubin is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
Paul Wolfowitz is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he works on development and national security issues, and a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution.
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