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Thomas Wright

Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Strategic Planning, National Security Council

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Thomas Wright is special assistant to the president and senior director for strategic planning at the National Security Council. Previously, he was director of the Center for the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, a contributing writer at The Atlantic, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy. He is author of All Measures Short of War: The Contest for the 21st Century and the Future of American Power (Yale University Press, 2017) and co-author, with Colin Kahl, of Aftershocks: Pandemic Politics and the End of the Old International Order (St. Martin’s Press, 2021). He has a PhD from Georgetown University, an MPhil from Cambridge University, and a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree from University College Dublin.