Stanley R. Sloan is a visiting scholar at the Rohatyn Center at Middlebury College. Over the past decade, he has taught courses on transatlantic relations and American power while lecturing regularly at the NATO College. He concluded government service as the Senior Specialist in International Security Policy at the Congressional Research Service after serving as the Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Europe at the Central Intelligence Agency. Stan is a graduate of the University of Maine, Columbia’s School of International Affairs, and is a distinguished graduate of the USAF Officer Training School. He has authored dozens of CRS studies, journal articles, opinion editorials and books, his most recent being Permanent Alliance? NATO and the Transatlantic Bargain from Truman to Obama (2010).