Robert Cohen

Captain Robert Cohen, U.S. Army, is a preventive medicine physician at the U.S. Army Public Health Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground. From May-November 2015, he deployed to Kuwait and Iraq with the 155th Medical Detachment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, where he served as the chief expert on medical preparedness for biological and chemical weapons. Capt. Cohen earned his A.B. from Harvard University, his M.D. from Columbia University, and his M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Faced with a global Islamist insurgency, the U.S. government and its political system continue to put forth military-heavy policies which advance strategic objectives haphazardly.