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Mr. Bjoern H. Seibert is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of The Johns Hopkins University, and an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Starting November 2010, he will be a Visting Scholar at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. He is also a Research Affiliate at the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Previously, Mr. Seibert was a Research Analyst at the Foreign and Defense Policy Studies Program at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) in Washington, DC and a Teaching Fellow at the Department of Government at Harvard University. His research focuses on European military capabilities, European security and defence policy, NATO, and European procurement policy. Mr. Seibert is widely published on security and defense matters, and his work has been cited by major publications around the world, including in The New York Times, Le Monde, and The Economist, as well as specialized defense publications such as Jane’s Defence Weekly and DefenseNews. He has also given numerous interviews to major international media outlets. Mr. Seibert has studied at Cambridge University (Kings College), the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MIT, Georgetown, and Harvard University.
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In the post-September 11, 2001 security environment, the United States faces a complex combination of threats from state to nonstate actors, many with regional or even global reach. Weak and fragile states have become a U.S. security challenge because they provide breeding grounds for terrorism, weapons proliferation, and trafficking in humans and narcotics. How does the U.S. propose to answer this challenge?