Richard Fontaine

Richard Fontaine
  • President
    Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

BA (Hons) in Int'l Relations, Tulane Univ.; MA in Int'l Affairs, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced Int'l Studies; attended Oxford Univ. Former: staff member, Senate Foreign Relations Cttee, Middle East & S. Asia; pos. with Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage and in S. Asia bureau; Assoc. Director for Near Eastern Affairs, Nat'l Security Council; positions in Asian Affairs Directorate; Policy Adviser to McCain 2008 presidential campaign; Minority Deputy Staff Director, Senate Armed Services Cttee. Currently, President, Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Adjunct Professor, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.