Dr. Richard Weitz is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at Hudson Institute. His current research focues on regional security developments relating to Europe, Eurasia, and East Asia as well as U.S. foreign and defense policies. Before joining Hudson Institute, he worked for the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Defense Science Board, DFI International, Inc, the Center for Strategic Studies, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and the U.S. Department of Defense. He graduated from Harvard College (B.A.), the London School of Economics (M.Sc), Oxford Universirty (M.Phil), and Harvard University (PHD).
Dr. Weitz has published articles in The National Interest, The Washington Quarterly, NATO Review, Global Asia, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Defense Concepts, Pacific Focus, Small Wars Journal, Political Science Quarterly, Jane's Intelligence Review, and the Journal of Strategic Studies. He has published several books including Global Security Watch-Russia; a volume of National Security Case Studies; China-Russia Security Relations, and more.