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About Zack Cooper

Zack Cooper was co-director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy and a senior fellow at The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). He also serves as a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he studies U.S. defense strategy and alliances in Asia. In addition, Zack is an adjunct assistant professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University, an associate at Armitage International, and a member of the board of advisors of the Center on Economic and Financial Power at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Zack served in the Pentagon and White House under the George W. Bush administration, first as special assistant to the principal deputy under secretary of defense for policy and then as assistant to the deputy national security adviser for combating terrorism at the National Security Council. He has also been the senior fellow for Asian security at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a research fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. Dr. Cooper received his Ph.D., M.A., and M.P.A. from Princeton University and B.A. from Stanford University.

Zack Cooper Breaks Down EU-China Summit on CNBC

Zack Cooper of the German Marshall Fund of the United States says China is probably overestimating the degree to which Europe sees a need to engage “in a productive way” with it, especially when it comes to the Russia-Ukraine war. [...]

2022-04-05T09:28:37-04:00April 1, 2022|By |

What to Watch: ASD Experts Set the Stage for Biden’s Summit for Democracy

On December 9 and 10, U.S. President Joseph R. Biden will bring together leaders from 110 countries and governments for a virtual Summit for Democracy based around three key themes: defending against authoritarianism; addressing and fighting corrupt [...]

Zack Cooper in Washington Examiner: How to Tame China

The various shortages caused by problems with the global supply chain have provided the latest boost in momentum for an increasingly popular idea in Washington: making the American economy less dependent on China. What policymakers refer to as “sele [...]

2023-08-07T16:09:22-04:00November 11, 2021|By |
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