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About the Editors

About the Editors

Derek S. Reveron is Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College. He specializes in strategy development, nonstate security challenges, and defense policy. He has authored or edited thirteen books and is a faculty affiliate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School. His most recent book is Exporting Security: International Engagement, Security Cooperation, and the Changing Face of the US Military. He teaches courses on grand strategy, foreign policy analysis, human security, and cybersecurity. He received an MA in Political Science and a PhD in Public Policy Analysis from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Nikolas K. Gvosdev is Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College and the Jerome E. Levy Chair for Economic Geography. He was the editor of The National Interest magazine and a Senior Fellow of Strategic Studies at The Nixon Center in Washington, DC. He was also associate director of the J. M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies at Baylor University and has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown, George Washington, and Brown universities. Dr. Gvosdev is the author or editor of a number of books, including, most recently, Communitarian Foreign Policy: Amitai Etzioni’s Vision, coauthor of US Foreign Policy and Defense Strategy: The Rise of an Incidental Superpower, and coauthor of Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Vectors and Sectors. He received his doctorate from St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, where he studied on a Rhodes Scholarship.

Ambassador John A. Cloud is Professor of National Security Affairs and the William B. Ruger Chair of National Security Economics at the U.S. Naval War College. Ambassador Cloud is a specialist in European and economic issues who served as U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania from August 2006 to July 2009. He previously served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. embassy in Berlin, Germany. He was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for International Economic Affairs on the National Security Council staff from 2001 to 2003. He also served as deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Mission to the European Union and the U.S. embassy in Warsaw, Poland. He had earlier Foreign Service assignments in Germany, Poland, and Mexico. He received his BA from the University of Connecticut in 1975 and his MA in International Affairs from George Washington University in 1977. (p. x) (p. xi)