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Jonas Parello-Plesner

Senior Fellow (Non-Resident)

Jonas Parello-Plesner is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and Program Director at the Alliance of Democracies in Copenhagen with former NATO Secretary General and Danish Prime Minister, Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Jonas has long-standing experience in the Danish Foreign Service including on US, European and Chinese strategic thinking and served in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs while studying at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in Paris.

Parello-Plesner has also worked at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) as a Senior Policy Fellow with a focus on European-Chinese relations. He served as the Danish Foreign Ministry’s Senior Advisor on China and North East Asia from 2005-2009. His co-authored book, China’s Strong Arm: Protecting Citizens and Assets Abroad, was published in 2015 by IISS/Routledge and launched at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. At Hudson he published a comprehensive report which conducted broad-based tracking of Chinese Communist party interference and influence in the US. Jonas has contributed to Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Newsweek, American Interest and writes an international column for Danish daily Berlingske.

Post-ISIS Stabilization and Reconstruction in Syria and Iraq

Post-ISIS Stabilization and Reconstruction in Syria and Iraq

Victory Over the Islamic State and U.S. Withdrawal From Syria

Victory Over the Islamic State and U.S. Withdrawal From Syria March 1 Event

Next Steps for U.S. Strategy in Syria

Next Steps for U.S. Strategy in Syria October 26 Event

The Mark Palmer Forum: China’s Global Challenge to Democratic Freedom

The Mark Palmer Forum: China’s Global Challenge to Democratic Freedom October 24 Event

Chinese Influence Operations in the Democratic World

Chinese Influence Operations in the Democratic World June 20 Event

Syria: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

Syria: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? May 8 Event

Reconstructing Iraq: Challenges Ahead

Reconstructing Iraq: Challenges Ahead February 22nd Event

Iraq After the Kurdistan Referendum: What Next?

Iraq After the Kurdistan Referendum: What Next? October 5th Event