Experts

  • Colonel, United States Air Force
    Colonel Donald Cloud is an Air Force Fellow with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  He has spent the past 21 years in the United States Air Force in a variety of operational assignments conducting air, space, cyber, intelligence, and nuclear deterrence operations.Most recently, he served as Special Advisor to the Vice President of the United States (2012-2014) where he pro...
  • Social Scientist, Formerly with United States Army, US Forces-Iraq
  • Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, and Director, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University
    Professor Bruce Hoffman has been studying terrorism and insurgency for more than thirty-five years. Professor Hoffman previously held the Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation and was also Director of RAND’s Washington, D.C. Office.  He was Scholar-in-Residence for Counterterrorism at the Central Intelligence Agency between 2004 and 2006; an a...
  • U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist
  • Robert Litwak is Vice President for Scholars and Director of International Security Studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and a Consultant to the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Litwak served on the National Security Council staff as Director for Nonproliferation in...
  • Program Manager, National Security Office, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    EducationPh.D. in History (European and Russian), August 1982, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; M.A. in Government, May 1975; B.A. in Philosophy, June 1973 ExperienceSenior Advisor, National Security Office, Office of the Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2006-present. Providing policy support to Laboratory Director, senior leadership and division programs, administering and c...
  • Writer specializing in aviation; Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the National Air & Space Museum
    Richard Whittle, author of Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution (Henry Holt and Company, September 2014), and The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey (Simon & Schuster, April 2010), is 2013-14 Alfred V. Verville Fellow at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. A contributor to Air & Space Smithsonian, the web site Breaking Defense an...

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