Alexander Lennon

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From a Henry Jackson Society profile:

Dr Alexander Lennon is the editor-in-chief of CSIS's flagship journal, The Washington Quarterly, focusing on global strategic trends and their public policy implications. Lennon is also a fellow in the CSIS International Security Program, where he focuses on the grand strategy and foreign and security policies of the contemporary major powers-the United States, China, Europe, India, Japan, and Russia-as well as nuclear proliferation prevention strategy. His current research focuses on the future of democracy promotion in U.S. grand strategy. He has recently completed work on the national security implications of global climate change and the regional risks of proliferation, especially in Iran and North Korea. He previously served at the U.S. Department of State, focusing on Middle Eastern affairs.
Dr Lennon has edited or coedited seven books, published numerous articles and op-eds, and is interviewed frequently by the media. He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific. He is also an adjunct professor in security studies at Georgetown University. Lennon holds a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, where his dissertation was on the role of track-two networks in U.S. nonproliferation policy. He holds an M.A. in national security studies from Georgetown University and an A.B. cum laude from Harvard University, where he was the national policy debate (NDT) champion.[1]


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  1. HJS Event: US Foreign Policy & Democracy Promotion, 16 September 2008.

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