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Nadia Schadlow

Senior Fellow

Nadia Schadlow is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute.

Dr. Schadlow was most recently U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy. Prior to joining the National Security Council, she was a senior program officer in the International Security and Foreign Policy Program of the Smith Richardson Foundation, where she helped identify strategic issues which warrant further attention from the U.S. policy community. She served on the Defense Policy Board from September 2006 to June 2009 and is a full member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Her articles have appeared in Parameters, the American Interest, the Wall Street Journal, Philanthropy, and several edited volumes. Dr. Schadlow holds a B.A. in government and Soviet studies from Cornell University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the John Hopkins Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

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The Conservative Realism of the Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy

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Video Livestream | How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact Great Power Competition?

Video Livestream | How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact Great Power Competition?

Countering Emerging Economic Threats

Countering Emerging Economic Threats

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Eric Brown, Mike Doran, and Nadia Schadlow were quoted in USNI News about supply chain weaknesses and the initial outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Nadia Schadlow was quoted in New York Times about efforts to shrink the size of the National Security Council.

Nadia Schadlow is quoted in The Atlantic on why the big turning point in the debate around great power competition was the election of Donald Trump.