Michael O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution, serves as director of research for the Foreign Policy program, specializing in U.S. defense strategy, the use of military force, and American national security policy. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia, Princeton, and Syracuse universities and University of Denver and a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He was a member of the external advisory board at the CIA. His latest book is “The Future of Land Warfare” (Brookings, 2015). He has written numerous books and op-eds in newspapers including The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Times, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, and USA Today. He has appeared on television and radio more than 3,000 times. He was an analyst at the Congressional Budget Office and worked at the Institute for Defense Analyses, and holds a doctorate from Princeton in public and international affairs and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Princeton in the physical sciences. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Congo/Kinshasa (the former Zaire), teaching college and high school physics in French.