Nicholas J. Armstrong

Nick Armstrong is a Research Fellow with the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) and a PhD Candidate in Social Science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.  He is also a former U.S. Army officer, West Point graduate, and has served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Bosnia.  His current research examines how NATO's partnering models and interaction strategies with Afghan forces have contributed to (and hindered) capacity development and professionalization.  

As we look toward a combat exit, how to sustain the advisory effort?