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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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Ukraine War Shows America Could Be Outgunned Without Investing in Energetics

Nadia Schadlow & Brayden Helwig

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has been a wake-up call. Footage of missile strikes and burned-out tanks reminds us that control of territory s...

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Nadia Schadlow was interviewed in Open about Trump’s break with traditional foreign policy.

Nadia Schadlow was mentioned in _ScD Naringsliv about about economic competition between the U.S. and China and Trump’s America First policy stance.

Nadia Schadlow was quoted in The Daily Wire about Donald Trump’s leadership against China in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Nadia Schadlow was interviewed in Philanthropy Magazine

Nadia Schadlow was quoted in The Sunday Times about Chinese influence in the World Health Organization.

Nadia Schadlow’s recent article in The Atlantic was mentioned in Hot Air about Trump’s policy towards China in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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.