Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis and Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute.
Dr. Richard Weitz is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute. He is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Project on National Security Reform and the Center for a New American Security.
Dr. Richard Weitz is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute. He is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Project on National Security Reform and the Center for a New American Security. His current research covers regional security developments in Europe, Eurasia, and East Asia, US foreign, defense, homeland security, and WMD nonproliferation policies.
Prior to joining Hudson, Dr. Weitz worked for the Institute of Foreign Policy Analysis, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and the US Department of Defense.
He has published in journals such as The National Interest, the Washington Quarterly, NATO Review, Global Asia, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Defense Concepts, Pacific Focus, Small Wars Journal, Political Science Quarterly, Jane’s Intelligence Review, and the Journal of Strategic Studies, in additions to commentaries in the International Herald Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, the Guardian, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Times, Wall Street Journal (Europe), Middle East Times, and online publications such as World Politics Review, where he is senior editor. He has also appeared on broadcast media such as the BBC, CNN, C-SPAN, PBS, ABC, FOX, MSNBC, VOA, UK Channel 4, ITN, France 24, CBC, CTV, ARD, KSA, Al-Hurra, Al Jazeera, Al Alam, PressTV, Pacifica Radio, and others.
He has published or edited several books and monographs for organizations such as the Project on National Security Reform, the Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College, the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, and the Institute for International Strategic Studies.
Ph.D. in Political Science, Harvard University
M.Phil in Politics, Oxford University
M.Sc. in International Relations, London School of Economics
B.A. with Highest Honors in Government, Harvard College
Areas of Expertise:
U.S. Foreign Policy
Russia/Former Soviet Union
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