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Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall is the Adjunct Senior Fellow for Alliance Relations at the Council on Foreign Relations; a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University; and a Senior Advisor to the Preventive Defense Project, a collaborative venture between Stanford and Harvard that develops innovative policy solutions to national security problems. She is also a 2004 Carnegie Scholar. She served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia from 1994-96. She was Associate Director of the Harvard Strengthening Democratic Institutions Project from 1990-93. She has been Chief Foreign Affairs and Defense Policy Advisor to Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and a Guest Scholar in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. Dr. Sherwood-Randall received her B.A. from Harvard College and her D.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.
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Authored by Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall.
In this era of American predominance, alliances are more compelling than ever. The United States needs allies to generate capabilities that amplify its power, create a basis of legitimacy for the exercise of its power, avert impulses to counterbalance its power, and steer partners away from strategic apathy or excessive self-reliance.