George Beebe

George Beebe is Director for Intelligence and National Security at the Center for the National Interest.  He is also President of BehaviorMatrix LLC, a technology company that measures audience response to events, issues, and commercial brands.  He spent more than two decades in government service as an intelligence analyst, diplomat, and policy advisor, including service as director of CIA’s Russia analysis and as Special Advisor to Vice President Cheney for Russia/Eurasia and Intelligence Programs. He was inducted into the Senior Intelligence Service in 2006. Beebe holds a B.A. in Political Science from Principia College and an M.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.  He speaks Russian and German.  His areas of expertise include:

  • Cyber security
  • Arms control
  • Conflict resolution
  • Analytic methodology
  • Russia/Eurasia
  • European Security