Whitney M. McNamara

is an analyst at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) in Washington, DC, where she co-authored the policy paper, “US Strategy for Maintaining a Europe Whole and Free.” Prior to that she was a National Security Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and tenured at both the US Department of State and in the Office of the US Secretary of Defense. She earned a master’s degree in strategic studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).