Cody L. Zilhaver

Cody Zilhaver is a U.S. Army Colonel. He holds a B.S. from Edinboro University, a M.A. from Webster University, a M.A. from the Naval War College, and a M.A from the Air War College. Colonel Zilhaver recently completed a Regional Cultural Studies Program at the U.S. Air War College that focused on national security issues in Finland, Latvia, and Estonia. The program culminated with a two week trip to the region to meet with senior U.S. DoS and DoD officials as well as executives from the National Ministries of Defense, Foreign Affairs, and NATO.

Estonia moved under NATO’s collective protection too quickly by ignoring a quarter of their population who are Russian speakers, most of whom are disenfranchised.