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Ambassador Robert E. Hunter

Senior Fellow, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Ambassador Hunter served as United States Ambassador to NATO (1993-98) and is a Senior Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He has served as Director of the Center for Transatlantic Security Studies at the National Defense University, Director of West European and Middle East Affairs on the National Security Council Staff in President Jimmy Carter’s administration, and as President of the Atlantic Treaty Association headquartered in Brussels. He is Chairman of the Council for the Community of Democracies, a member of the Secretary of State's International Security Advisory Board, and serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of the American Academy of Diplomacy.

Ambassador Hunter has written more than 900 publications, including journal articles, book chapters, op-eds, and two books: Building Security in the Persian Gulf and Education Never Ends. He has also been a leading speech writer for several U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents. A Fulbright Scholar, Ambassador Hunter attended Wesleyan University (B.A.) and the London School of Economics (PhD).