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Abram N. Shulsky is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute, where he works on Middle East issues and the ideological aspects of the fight against terrorism. His current research program includes an investigation into how the US can best prepare for the economic and financial aspects of a long-term competition with China.
Prior to joining Hudson, Dr. Shulsky served as an advisor to the under secretary of defense for policy from 2001 to 2009, dealing primarily with issues related to Iraq and the Global War on Terrorism. In previous positions, he has served as a consultant on national security affairs to the RAND Corporation and the Office of Net Assessment in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD); as the director of strategic arms control policy in the OSD, acting representative of the secretary of defense to the Nuclear and Space Talks with the former Soviet Union, minority staff director of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, legislative assistant to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan with respect to intelligence issues, and a member of the policy planning staff in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
Dr. Shulsky is the author of the first edition of a college text book on intelligence, Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence, and the co-editor, with Gary J. Schmitt, of the second and third editions. His articles on intelligence and arms control have appeared in a number of journals. Dr. Shulsky received his undergraduate education at Cornell University, majoring in mathematics, and earned his MA and PhD in political science at the University of Chicago.
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