A. Wess Mitchell
A. WESS MITCHELL holds a MA from George town University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where he was awarded the 2004 Hopper Award for his work on American grand strategy. He is President and Co-Founder (with Larry Hirsch) of the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), a US foreign policy institute dedicated to the study of Central Europe. By founding the CEPA, he has sought to reinforce Central Europe’s position in US global strategy and strengthen America’s diplomatic, commercial and security relationships with key allies in the region. Mitchell is a frequent public commentator whose articles and interviews have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, BBC, Gazeta Wyborcza, Der Spiegel, Harper’s Weekly, American Interest, National Interest, National Review, Orbis, and Internationale Politik, among others. He is a frequent consultant to US and European governments, and has given briefings and lectures at the Central Intelligence Agency, US State Department, Johns Hopkins SAIS University, Harvard, UC–Berkeley and elsewhere. He is member of the editorial board of International Politics Reviews in London.