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Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Senior Fellow

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute where she specializes in nuclear deterrence and missile defense.

Ms. Heinrichs serves as an adjunct professor at the Institute of World Politics where she teaches nuclear deterrence theory. She was tapped by the State Department’s U.S. Speaker Program to serve the American people by communicating with foreign audiences to foster greater understanding.

Ms. Heinrichs is a contributing editor of Providence: A Journal of Christianity and American Foreign Policy. She publishes frequently in leading political magazines and academic journals, and is a regular commentator on major cable news and radio programs.

Ms. Heinrichs served in the U.S. House of Representatives as an adviser to former Congressman Trent Franks, where she focused on matters related to the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee. She was instrumental in starting the Bipartisan Missile Defense Caucus. Prior to her work on defense policy, she was on the oversight staff of the House Judiciary Committee.

Ms. Heinrichs earned her M.A. in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College, and graduated with highest distinction from its College of Naval Command and Staff, receiving the Director’s Award for academic excellence. She earned her B.A. in history and political science from Ashland University in Ohio and was an Ashbrook Scholar. She and her husband live in Virginia with their five children.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the intelligence community and allegations that coronavirus was released following a Wuhan lab accident.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the intelligence community and allegations that coronavirus was released following a Wuhan lab accident.

NPR

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Kim Jong Un’s recent health scare and the current situation in North Korea.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Kim Jong Un’s recent health scare and the current situation in North Korea.

Washington Examiner

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses China’s role in the spread of coronavirus.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses China’s role in the spread of coronavirus.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses nuclear weapons and arms control.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses nuclear weapons and arms control.

CSIS

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses rumors about Kim Jong Un’s health condition.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses rumors about Kim Jong Un’s health condition.

Fox Business

Walter Russell Mead, Rebeccah Heinrichs, and John Walters join The Realignment to discuss how the U.S., and the world at large, is reassessing national interests and national security in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Walter Russell Mead, Rebeccah Heinrichs, and John Walters join The Realignment to discuss how the U.S., and the world at large, is reassessing national interests and national security in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Realignment

Nukes and U.S. National Security

Nukes and U.S. National Security

War on the Rocks

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the WHO and its alleged pro-China biases.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the WHO and its alleged pro-China biases.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the source of the coronavirus and China's failure to take responsibility for its role.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the source of the coronavirus and China's failure to take responsibility for its role.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses measures that have been taken across the world to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses measures that have been taken across the world to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Saudi Arabia, Russia, and the Oil market.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Saudi Arabia, Russia, and the Oil market.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses America’s relationship with India and the lack of transparency from China as the coronavirus outbreak spreads.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses America’s relationship with India and the lack of transparency from China as the coronavirus outbreak spreads.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses China’s Coronavirus response, February 11, 2020.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses China’s Coronavirus response, February 11, 2020.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses President Trump’s Palestinian peace plan, January 28, 2020.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses President Trump’s Palestinian peace plan, January 28, 2020.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Iran and the death of Qasem Soleimani.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Iran and the death of Qasem Soleimani.

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the likelihood of a conflict between the US and Iran.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the likelihood of a conflict between the US and Iran.

BBC

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the US strike that killed Qassem Soleimani.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the US strike that killed Qassem Soleimani.

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses tension between the US and Iran and the Army’s decision to ban the use of the TikTok social media app.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses tension between the US and Iran and the Army’s decision to ban the use of the TikTok social media app.

Fox Business

 Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the future of U.S. foreign policy.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the future of U.S. foreign policy.

PBS

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Iranian uranium enrichment

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Iranian uranium enrichment

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi.

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Trump’s decision to lift sanctions on Turkey.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Trump’s decision to lift sanctions on Turkey.

Fox Business

In an interview on The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino, Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Trump's strategy behind the withdrawal of troops from Syria.

In an interview on The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino, Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Trump's strategy behind the withdrawal of troops from Syria.

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Vice President Pence’s meeting with Turkish President Erdogan.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Vice President Pence’s meeting with Turkish President Erdogan.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Tulsi Gabbard’s foreign policy claims.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Tulsi Gabbard’s foreign policy claims.

Fox News

Rebeccah joins The Realignment to articulate and defend President Trump’s worldview.

Rebeccah joins The Realignment to articulate and defend President Trump’s worldview.

The Realignment

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses impeachment proceedings and Trump’s policy towards Ukraine.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses impeachment proceedings and Trump’s policy towards Ukraine.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses oil market fluctuations after the drone strikes on Saudi oil production plants.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses oil market fluctuations after the drone strikes on Saudi oil production plants.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the best path forward in America's longest running war after a peace deal with the Taliban have halted.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the best path forward in America's longest running war after a peace deal with the Taliban have halted.

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the president’s decision to tweet a previously classified satellite photo of the aftermath of an explosion at an Iranian space center.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the president’s decision to tweet a previously classified satellite photo of the aftermath of an explosion at an Iranian space center.

NPR

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the report that the government is moving to block an undersea cable backed by US tech companies and a Chinese partner over security concerns.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the report that the government is moving to block an undersea cable backed by US tech companies and a Chinese partner over security concerns.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Iran’s latest actions in the Strait of Hormuz.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Iran’s latest actions in the Strait of Hormuz.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses whether or not China will use military force to crack down on Hong Kong.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses whether or not China will use military force to crack down on Hong Kong.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the protests happening in Hong Kong.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the protests happening in Hong Kong.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs joined a debate at the Oxford Union to argue that Trump's foreign policy is preferable to Obama's foreign policy.

Rebeccah Heinrichs joined a debate at the Oxford Union to argue that Trump's foreign policy is preferable to Obama's foreign policy.

Oxford Union

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the U.S. and Russia withdraw from the INF Treaty.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the U.S. and Russia withdraw from the INF Treaty.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses North Korea and Iran's recent missile tests, and how they could impact ongoing tensions.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses North Korea and Iran's recent missile tests, and how they could impact ongoing tensions.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Iran’s acts of aggression in response to the administration’s maximum pressure campaign.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Iran’s acts of aggression in response to the administration’s maximum pressure campaign.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Joe Biden’s foreign policy record and China trade talks at the G20.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Joe Biden’s foreign policy record and China trade talks at the G20.

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the Trump-Putin meeting at the G20.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the Trump-Putin meeting at the G20.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discussed Iran's recent threats to violate limitations on its nuclear program in response to U.S. sanctions.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discussed Iran's recent threats to violate limitations on its nuclear program in response to U.S. sanctions.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Huawei’s plans develop Russia's 5G network and infrastructure.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses Huawei’s plans develop Russia's 5G network and infrastructure.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News discussed why Iran has warned the international community against 'making crises' in the midst of Pompeo's visit with Putin.

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News discussed why Iran has warned the international community against 'making crises' in the midst of Pompeo's visit with Putin.

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs discussed the recent uprising and unrest developing in Venezuela.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discussed the recent uprising and unrest developing in Venezuela.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs discussed the attacks in Sri Lanka.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discussed the attacks in Sri Lanka.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses America’s foreign policy, China, Russia, and America’s moral leadership abroad.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses America’s foreign policy, China, Russia, and America’s moral leadership abroad.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses ongoing negotiations with North Korea and Russia’s reaction to the redacted Mueller report.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses ongoing negotiations with North Korea and Russia’s reaction to the redacted Mueller report.

 Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the president’s space-based missile defense strategy.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the president’s space-based missile defense strategy.

NPR

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the arrest of a Chinese woman after she briefly gained access to Mar-a-Lago with malware and the rising national security threat of China.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the arrest of a Chinese woman after she briefly gained access to Mar-a-Lago with malware and the rising national security threat of China.

Fox Business

Rebeccah Heinrichs on the crisis in Venezuela, March 4, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs on the crisis in Venezuela, March 4, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the crisis in Venezuela, February 19, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the crisis in Venezuela, February 19, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins Fox News to discuss American interests in the context of the crisis in Venezuela, January 30, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins Fox News to discuss American interests in the context of the crisis in Venezuela, January 30, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins discusses the 2019 Missile Defense Review at the Brookings Institution, January 29, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins discusses the 2019 Missile Defense Review at the Brookings Institution, January 29, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins the PBS NewsHour to discuss President Trump's call to rapidly expand U.S. missile defense systems, January 17, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins the PBS NewsHour to discuss President Trump's call to rapidly expand U.S. missile defense systems, January 17, 2019

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the Paris protests and broader anxieties in Europe, December 14, 2018.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the Paris protests and broader anxieties in Europe, December 14, 2018.

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the message behind the U.S. military carrying out an

Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses the message behind the U.S. military carrying out an "extraordinary" flight over Ukraine, December 7, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins CNN to discuss North Korea significantly expanding a secret long-range missile base in the mountains, December 5, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins CNN to discuss North Korea significantly expanding a secret long-range missile base in the mountains, December 5, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins The Ingraham Angle to discuss President Trump's response to Saudi Arabia, November 20, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs joins The Ingraham Angle to discuss President Trump's response to Saudi Arabia, November 20, 2018

Fox News

Rebeccah Heinrichs on the PBS NewsHour, October 22, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on the PBS NewsHour, October 22, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, October 15, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, October 15, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, October 9, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, October 9, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, October 4, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, October 4, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, September 25, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, September 25, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, September 23, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, September 23, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, September 11, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, September 11, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, September 10, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, September 10, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, August 8, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, August 8, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, August 1, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, August 1, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, July 31, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, July 31, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, July 12, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, July 12, 2018

Reeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, July 6, 2018

Reeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, July 6, 2018

Rebecca Heinrichs on Fox News, July 5, 2018

Rebecca Heinrichs on Fox News, July 5, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, June 10, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, June 10, 2018

Michael Pillsbury and Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, June 10, 2018

Michael Pillsbury and Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, June 10, 2018

Rebecca Heinrichs on Fox Business, June 5, 2018

Rebecca Heinrichs on Fox Business, June 5, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, May 24, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, May 24, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, April 30, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, April 30, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, May 2, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, May 2, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, May 1, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, May 1, 2018

Rebecca Heinrichs on Fox Business, April 14, 2018

Rebecca Heinrichs on Fox Business, April 14, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, March 6, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, March 6, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, March 1, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, March 1, 2018

National Debt Could Threaten National Security, Fox Business, February 13, 2018

National Debt Could Threaten National Security, Fox Business, February 13, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on PBS NewsHour, February 2, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on PBS NewsHour, February 2, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, January 31, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, January 31, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, January 3, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, January 3, 2018

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, December 26, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, December 26, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, December 24, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, December 24, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, December 21-22, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, December 21-22, 2017

Rebecca Heinrichs on Fox Business, December 18, 2017

Rebecca Heinrichs on Fox Business, December 18, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, December 19, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, December 19, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, December 4, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, December 4, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, November 25, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, November 25, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, November 30, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, November 30, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on CNN, November 30, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on CNN, November 30, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, November 13, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox Business, November 13, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, November 8, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, November 8, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, November 6, 2017

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Fox News, November 6, 2017