Security and Defense Experts
Military pensioner with the Service of Protection and Guard, Bucharest
His research focuses on the Cold War and military history, the security and foreign policy of Romania and the history of international relations. He was one of the associate researchers within the project coordinated by Professor Vojtech Mastny (“The Legacy of the Soviet Bloc-India Relations and US-Indian Strategic Partnership”, The Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security, 2007-2010).
Woodrow Wilson Center
Christian F. Ostermann is director of the History and Public Policy Program (HAPP) as well as the director of European Studies (ES) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Under his purview as director of HAPP and ES, Ostermann also oversees the Cold War International History Program (CWIHP), the European Energy Security Initiative (EESI), the North Korea International Documentati...
Adjunct Faculty, Johns Hopkins University; Former Professor of National Security Policy, National War College and Former Faculty Fellow, Institute for National and Strategic Studies, National Defense University
Correspondent at The Washington Post
Joshua Partlow is a foreign correspondent for The Washington Post. Between 2009 and 2012, he was the paper’s Kabul bureau chief. Before going to Afghanistan, he worked as the Post’s correspondent in South America, based in Rio de Janeiro, and as a correspondent in Iraq. Partlow joined The Washington Post in 2003. He was on the financial desk and later worked for the metro section cover...
Former Professor of International Security Studies Director, Program in Security, Stability, Transition and Reconstruction, George C. Marshall Center, Germany
Ann Phillips worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from September 2000 until September 2007, where she helped develop USAID’s policies and strategies on fragile states, stabilization and reconstruction, and promotion of good governance. Ann then went on to work for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany, where she was...
Ford International Professor of Political Science and MIT Security Studies Program Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University/SAIS
Senior Associate Member, St. Anthony's College, Oxford
Fellow, New America Foundation; Contributor, The New York Times Magazine