Alexander Velez-Green

Alexander Velez-Green is a Research Associate with the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program and Future of Warfare Initiative at the Center for a New American Security.  His research focuses on Russian military doctrine and thought, the impact of emerging technologies on U.S.-Russian strategic stability, and Middle East security challenges.

Mr. Velez-Green has co-authored several CNAS reports. He has also published in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Defense One, The Hill, Lawfare, The National Interest, Quartz, War on the Rocks, and other outlets.

Mr. Velez-Green graduated cum laude from Harvard University. He is proficient in Arabic and Spanish and traveled extensively in the Middle East and Africa.

The United States and Russia are already at war. At least, that’s what many in Moscow seem to think - and this war is not fought like past conflicts.