Cohen, Eliot A. - from United States

ID: 244948
Organization: MSC
Country of meeting: Munich in the year 2010

Political scientist. He was a counselor in the United States Department of State under Condoleezza Rice from 2007 to 2009. Cohen is the Director of the Strategic Studies Program at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. Cohen "is one of the few teachers in the American academy to treat military history as a serious field" according to International Law scholar Ruth Wedgwood. he is Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC.

In 1993, Paul Wolfowitz, who would later become prominent as the Deputy Secretary of Defense in the run-up to the Iraq War, became Dean of SAIS. During his brief stint at the defense policy planning staff, Cohen had worked under Wolfowitz but this was the first time they were in extended contact.

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