Edward N. Luttwak
Edward Luttwak is a Senior Fellow in Preventive Diplomacy whose expertise is Geoeconomics and strategy. An internationally recognized authority, Edward Luttwak has served as a consultant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council, and the U.S. Department of State. He is a member of the National Security Study Group of the U.S. Department of Defense, and an associate of the Japan Finance Ministry's Institute of Fiscal and Monetary Policy. Dr. Luttwak is a frequent lecturer at universities and higher military colleges in the United States and abroad (recently in Russia, Italy, France, Japan, Argentina, and the United Kingdom). He was the 1988 Nimitz lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, and 1989 Tanner lecturer at Yale University. He is the author of nine books, including Turbo-Capitalism: winners and losers in the global economy (HarperCollins, 1999); The Endangered American Dream (Simon & Schuster, 1993), Strategy: The Logic of War and Peace (Harvard University Press, 1985), and the constantly reprinted Coup d'etat (Harvard University Press, 1985), published in 14 languages. He serves on the editorial boards of Geopolitique (France), the Journal of Strategic Studies, and the Washington Quarterly. He received a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. He speaks French, Italian, and Spanish.