Nora Bensahel

Nora Bensahel, Ph.D. is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the School of International Service at American University and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center at the Atlantic Council. She is a widely published expert on U.S. defense policy, military operations and force structure; coalition and alliance operations; and leader development. Bensahel has held senior positions at the Center for a New American Security and RAND Corporation. She writes the Strategic Outpost column with General Dave Barno.