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Elisabeth Braw
Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Elisabeth Braw is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where she focuses on defense against emerging national security challenges, such as hybrid and gray-zone threats.

Concurrently, she is a columnist with Foreign Policy, where she writes on national security and the globalized economy; a member of the National Preparedness Commission (UK); a member of the steering committee of the Aurora Forum; and a member of the advisory board for GALLOS Technologies.

Ms. Braw is the author of The Defender’s Dilemma: Identifying and Deterring Gray-Zone Aggression (AEI Press, 2022) and God’s Spies: The Stasi’s Cold War Espionage Campaign Inside the Church (Eerdmans, 2019).

Before joining AEI, Ms. Braw was a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London, where she founded and led its modern deterrence project. She has also worked for Control Risks, a global risk consultancy.

Ms. Braw began her career as a journalist, reporting on Europe for the Christian Science MonitorNewsweek, and the international Metro group of newspapers, among others. In addition to Foreign Policy, she is often published in a wide range of publications, including the Financial TimesPolitico, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (writing in German), and the Wall Street Journal.

Ms. Braw attended the University of Hagen in Germany, graduating with an MA in political science and German literature. She has a BA from Friedrich Schiller University Jena in Germany.

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