December 13, 2018

The Diversity in National Security Network and New America are pleased to honor the contributions of 35 Black American experts in U.S. national security and foreign policy. The list features list includes experts currently serving in government, think tanks, academia, non-governmental organizations, and the media. Selection is based on excellence and leadership; their current work in national security or foreign policy; and their contributions to their issues of expertise through thought leadership.

Black American National Security and Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders

Bringing More Diversity to the National Security Arena

April 10, 2018

Dozens of experienced diplomats and former military officers and intelligence officials issued a statement outlining steps to diversify the ranks of foreign policy and national security practitioners—in and out of government—to reinforce the ability of the United States to constructively engage with the world. Now, more than ever, U.S. institutions must be reinforced with service-minded individuals with diverse cultural, linguist, and religious backgrounds.

Equity and Inclusion for National Security Open Letter