Peter Huessy is Director of Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies and President of his own defense consulting firm, GeoStrategic Analysis. His 40 years’ experience has also included serving at the National Defense University Foundation, the AFPC and the Air Force Association. He specializes in developing and implementing public policy campaigns to secure support for important national security objectives.
Peter Huessy is Director of Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies and President of his own defense consulting firm, GeoStrategic Analysis.
Previously he was the Senior Defense Consultant at the National Defense University Foundation. He was National Security Fellow at the AFPC, and Senior Defense Consultant at the Air Force Association. He has hosted over 1000 Congressional seminars on Capitol Hill dealing with matters including missile defense, strategic nuclear modernization, strategic airlift, strategic bombers, space, proliferation, and arms control. He has also served since 1981 as Chief Consultant to a group of associated contractors in the nuclear deterrence business, has visited dozens of U.S. military bases to consult and lecture on strategic issues, and has been the Chief Consultant to the Missile Defense Information Group which he established in 1992.
He lectures at various professional schools and institutions in the D.C. area including Johns Hopkins, the Naval Academy, the U.S. War College, the Joint Military Intelligence College, the Institute of World Politics and Georgetown University.
He was awarded a Meritorious Achievement Award by the National Defense Industrial Association in 2009.
His expertise cover terrorism, counter-terrorism, immigration, state-sponsored terrorism, missile defense, nuclear deterrence, arms control, proliferation, as well as tactical and strategic air, airlift, space and nuclear matters and such state and non-state actors as North Korea, China, Iran, Syria, Venezuela and Hezbollah, Hamas and Al Qaeda. His specialty is developing and implementing public policy campaigns to secure support for important national security objectives.
For many years he wrote op-eds for The Washington Times, and now writes for additional publications including the Gatestone Institute, The Hill, Human Events, National Review, Fox News and Frontiers of Freedom. He has written for the JINSA (Journal of International Security Affairs) as well as InFocus and the ROA Monthly magazine.
Huessy graduated from the Columbia University School of International Affairs and School of Law. He also achieved degrees in Anthropology, International Relations and National Security Policy from Beloit College.
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