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Walter Hudson

Global Fellow


    June 1, 2020 — April 30, 2025

    Professional affiliation

    Associate Professor, Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, National Defense University
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    Wilson Center Projects

    Residual Forces: The Absence or Presence of Residual Forces as part of U.S. Strategy During and After the Korean and Vietnam Wars

    Full Biography

    Walt Hudson, J.D., Phd.,  is a Global Wilson Fellow and is currently an associate professor at the Eisenhower School of National Security and Resource Strategy, where he teaches courses in strategy, strategic leadership, geoeconomic policy and other topics.  He is a retired Army colonel and is the author of the book Army Diplomacy (2015) which focuses on post-World War II occupation policy.  He has also written widely in various journals such as The American Interest, Joint Forces Quarterly, Military Review, Military Law Review, and Prism.

    Major Publications

    • Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy After World War II (2015)
    • The Continuing Influence of Clausewitz, Military Review, 2003
    • The Limits of International Law (Review-Essay), Army Lawyer, September 2006

    Previous Terms

    Title VIII Short-Term Scholar, 7/1/19 - 7/31/19, Kennan Institute