Mike Watson

Associate Director, Center for the Future of Liberal Society

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Mike Watson is associate director of Hudson Institute's Center for the Future of Liberal Society.

Biography

Mike Watson is the associate director of Hudson Institute’s Center for the Future of Liberal Society. He holds a BA in history from the University of Virginia and an MA in security policy studies from George Washington University. His written work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, Tablet, National Interest, National Review, The Hill, American Purpose, Providence, and National Affairs. His research focuses on America’s competitive advantages against foreign adversaries and the historical roots of American foreign policy and strategic thought.

 

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan deliver statements to the press following their meetings with Chinese officials, in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 19, 2021. (Photo by Ron Przysucha)
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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan deliver statements to the press following their meetings with Chinese officials, in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 19, 2021. (Photo by Ron Przysucha)
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Associate Director, Center for the Future of Liberal Society
Commentary
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In the dining car on the train from Vladivostok to the airport on November 23, 1974, President Gerald Ford discusses progress on the SALT agreement with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. (Bettmann via Getty Images)
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In the dining car on the train from Vladivostok to the airport on November 23, 1974, President Gerald Ford discusses progress on the SALT agreement with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. (Bettmann via Getty Images)
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mike_watson
Associate Director, Center for the Future of Liberal Society
Commentary
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People's figures are illuminated by the glow of the lava on March 28, 2021 on the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland. The Mount Fagradalsfjall volcano erupted on March 19, after thousands of small earthquakes in the area over the recent weeks, and was reportedly the first eruption of its kind on the Reykjanes Peninsula in around 800 years. (Photo by Sophia Groves/Getty Images)
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The Mount Fagradalsfjall volcano illuminated by the glow of the lava on March 28, 2021, on the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland. (Sophia Groves via Getty Images)
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mike_watson
Associate Director, Center for the Future of Liberal Society
Commentary
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A US Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota on November 7, 2022. (Yosselin Campos via DVIDS)
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A US Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota on November 7, 2022. (Yosselin Campos via DVIDS)
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mike_watson
Associate Director, Center for the Future of Liberal Society
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Non-resident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council's Scowcroft Strategy Initiative
Commentary
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