Our Members

The NSWG is formed of over 100 senior policy advisors, business leaders, professors and military officials. All our members have extensive applied experience of nuclear security and international relations.

Our Members

The NSWG is formed of over 100 senior policy advisors, business leaders, professors and military officials. All our members have extensive applied experience of nuclear security and international relations.
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Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield Jr.

Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield Jr.

Ambassador
Palmer Coates
Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield Jr. is President of Palmer Coates LLC, and was Chairman of the non-partisan Stimson Center. During his 35 year career he has also held roles as U.S. Special Envoy for MANPADS Threat Reduction, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs, and as Special Representative of the President and Secretary of State for Humanitarian Mine Action. He specializes in U.S. defense, intelligence, U.S. alliances, and U.S. defense strategy.
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Hon. Elbridge Colby

Hon. Elbridge Colby

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development
Department of Defense
Hon. Elbridge Colby is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy & Force Development, and was recently a Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He focuses on strategic deterrence, nuclear weapons, conventional force and intelligence.
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Dr. Daniel Chiu

Dr. Daniel Chiu

Director of Joint Advanced Warfighting Division, Institute for Defense Analyses
Daniel Y. Chiu is the Director of IDA’s Joint Advanced Warfighting Division – a post he assumed in March 2017. Dr. Chiu leads a staff of more than 40 IDA...
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Dr. Peter Dombrowski

Dr. Peter Dombrowski

Professor of Strategy
Naval War College
Dr. Peter Dombrowski is a Professor of Strategy in the Strategic Research Department at the Naval War College. Over the last 25 years he has also held positions as Director of the Naval War College Press, Editor of the Naval War College Review, and Co-editor of International Studies Quarterly. He specializes in naval strategy, science and security.
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Mr. Mark Fitzpatrick

Mr. Mark Fitzpatrick

Executive Director
IISS-Americas
Mark Fitzpatrick is Executive Director of the Americas office of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and Head of the institute’s Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Program. He previously worked for 26 years in the U.S. Department of State. His research focuses on regional proliferation challenges and preventing nuclear danger in the era of 'nuclear renaissance'.
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Professor Charles L. Glaser

Professor Charles L. Glaser

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Director, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies
George Washington University
Dr. Charles L. Glaser is a Professor in the Elliott School of International Affairs and the Department of Political Science at The George Washington University, and Director of the Elliott School’s Institute for Security and Conflict Studies. He has previously taught at the University of Chicago and University of Michigan, and served in the Pentagon. His research focuses on international relations theory and international security policy.
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Dr. Geoffrey Kemp

Dr. Geoffrey Kemp

Senior Director, Regional Security Programs
Center for the National Interest
Dr. Geoffrey Kemp is Director of Regional Security Programs at the Center for the National Interest and co-chairs the Iran Futures Project with Dr. Janne Nolan. He was previously Director of the Middle East Arms Control Project at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and also served in the White House during the first Reagan administration. He has studied and worked in international relations for 50 years, with a particular interest in U.S. policy in the greater Middle East.
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Dr. Alexander T. J. Lennon

Dr. Alexander T. J. Lennon

Editor-in-Chief
Washington Quarterly
Dr. Alexander T. J. Lennon is the Editor-in-Chief of The Washington Quarterly, hosted at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. For the last 20 years he has researched and written on topics including the grand strategy, foreign and security policies, and nuclear security strategy.
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Hon. Robert J. Murray

Hon. Robert J. Murray

Professor of Practice
Georgetown University
Dr. Robert J. Murray is a Professor of the Practice at Georgetown University and President Emeritus of CNA Corporation. His 50 year career also includes time spent teaching at the Naval War College in Newport, RI and Harvard University, and serving in government. He specializes in national security, the Middle East and military strategy.
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Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken

Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken

President
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. He has worked in defense planning and international strategy for over 20 years, and has served as an Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve.
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Mr. Frank A. Rose

Mr. Frank A. Rose

Senior Fellow, Security and Strategy
Brookings Institution
Frank A. Rose is a Senior Fellow for security and strategy in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution. He previously served as Principal Director and Chief of Government Relations at the Aerospace Corporation, and has held various national security staff positions in the U.S. House of Representatives during his 20 year career. He specializes in nuclear strategy and deterrence, arms control, strategic stability, missile defense, outer space, and emerging security challenges.
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Dr. Jacquelyn G. Schneider

Dr. Jacquelyn G. Schneider

Assistant Professor
Naval War College
Dr. Jacquelyn G. Schneider is an Assistant Professor at the U.S. Naval War College and a core faculty member of the Center for Cyber Conflict Studies. She also holds adjunct positions at the Center for a New American Security. Her 12 year career also includes six years as an Air Force Officer in South Korea and Japan. Her research now focuses on the intersection of technology, national security, and political psychology with a special interest in cyber, unmanned technologies, and Northeast Asia.
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Dr. Ruth Wedgwood

Dr. Ruth Wedgwood

Edward B. Burling Professor of International Law and Diplomacy International Law & Organizations
Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Ruth Wedgwood is the Edward B. Burling Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and the Director of the International Law Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, in Washington, D.C. She has over 30 years’ experience, including serving as a two-term U.S. member of the United Nations Committee on Human Rights. She is an expert in United Nations peacekeeping and politics, as well as American legal history.
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