Ali Wyne was a Senior Analyst with Eurasia Group’s Global Macro-Geopolitics practice from 2020 to 2023.

Wyne served as a Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 2008 to 2009, working for Minxin Pei and Michael Swaine, and as a research assistant at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs from 2009 to 2012, working for Graham Allison. He served as a Senior Advisor at the State Department in 2013, working on a team that prepared Samantha Power for her confirmation hearing to be Ambassador to the United Nations. He served as a part-time research assistant at the Council on Foreign Relations from 2013 to 2014, helping Robert Blackwill and Jennifer Harris conduct research for their book War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft (2016). He served on the RAND Corporation’s adjunct staff from 2014 to 2015, working with the late Richard Solomon on the “Strategic Rethink” series. He returned to RAND in 2017 and served as a Policy Analyst in its Defense and Political Sciences Department until 2020. Wyne has also been a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security and a Nonresident Fellow at the Modern War Institute.

Wyne graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with dual degrees in Management Science and Political Science (2008) and received his Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School (2017), where he was a course assistant to Joseph Nye. While at the Kennedy School, he served as a part-time research assistant at the German Marshall Fund, helping Derek Chollet conduct research for his book The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America’s Role in the World (2016).

Wyne is a coauthor of Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master’s Insights on China, the United States, and the World (2013) and the author of America’s Great-Power Opportunity: Revitalizing U.S. Foreign Policy to Meet the Challenges of Strategic Competition (2022), which The Spectator named one of its 2022 books of the year.

Wyne is a Security Fellow with the Truman National Security Project and a U.S. Army “Mad Scientist.” He is also a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former David Rockefeller Fellow with the Trilateral Commission. He serves on Foreign Policy for America’s Board of Directors and on the American Pakistan Foundation’s Leadership Council.

Wyne has participated in the Manfred-Wörner-Seminar (2015), the Penn Kemble Forum Fellowship (2017-2018), the Taiwan-U.S. Policy Program (2019), and the Atlantik-Brücke Young Leaders Program (2019). In 2019, the Diversity in National Security Network (DINSN) and New America recognized him as one of 40 Asian American and Pacific Islander national security and foreign policy next-generation leaders, and in 2022, DINSN and the Center for Strategic and International Studies recognized him as one of 50 U.S. national security and foreign affairs leaders. In 2023, he attended the Munich Security Conference as a member of the BMW Foundation’s Responsible Leaders cohort.

Last Updated: December 19, 2023



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