Nikolas K. Gvosdev

National Security Policy

Nikolas K. Gvosdev is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the National Interest.  He is currently a professor of national security studies at the U.S. Naval War College.

Dr. Gvosdev is a frequent commentator on U.S. foreign policy and international relations, Russian and Eurasian affairs, and developments in the Middle East.  He received his doctorate from Oxford University, where he studied on a Rhodes Scholarship.

Dr. Gvosdev is the author of six books, and most recently the co-author of The Receding Shadow of the Prophet: The Rise and Fall of Political Islam. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.