Author: Alexander Vindman
Alexander Vindman, a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, was the director for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Russia on the White House’s National Security Council. Before that, he served as the Political-Military Affairs Officer for Russia for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and as an attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. While on the Joint Staff, he co-authored the National Military Strategy Russia Annex and was the principal author for the Global Campaign for Russia. He earned his Master's Degree from Harvard University and his Ph.D from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where he is currently a senior fellow. He has also served as a fellow at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library and the Lawfare Institute, Hauser Leader at Harvard University, executive board member for the Renew Democracy Initiative, senior advisor for VoteVets, and the author of The New York Times bestselling memoir “Here, Right Matters”.