Christopher Cedros

Christopher Cedros is a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. He received his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida and his Masters of Arts in Homeland Security and Defense from the Naval Postgraduate School. These views do not reflect the views of the United States Government, Department of Defense, or the United States Navy and are solely his own.

SOUTHCOM’s diplomatic actions are effective because it can operate at both ends of the spectrum within the realm of coercive diplomacy.