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Expertise

US defense and foreign policy, NATO, NATO-EU relations, US bilateral defense relations with Europe, arms control

Degrees

Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins School of International Studies

Bachelor of Arts, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Language skills

English, French

Projects

New Challenges for Strategic Deterrence in the 21st Century


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Expertise

US defense and foreign policy, NATO, NATO-EU relations, US bilateral defense relations with Europe, arms control

Positions of responsibility

Director, NATO Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, 2000-2002.

Appointed to Department of Defense Senior Executive Service (Career status), 2000.

Office of the Secretary of Defense Representative, Senior Faculty of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland, 1996-1999.

Director, Non-Nuclear Arms Control, Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, 1993-1996

Deputy Director, Verification Policy, and Deputy U.S. Representative, U.S.-Russia Bilateral Consultative Commission, Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, 1986-1993.

Work experience

Non-resident Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council, since July 2015.

Visiting instructor, Sciences Po (Reims) and Institut d’études politiques (Strasbourg), January 2017.

Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute for National Security Strategy, National Defense University, Washington, DC, 2002-2015.

Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, 1986-2002.

Central Intelligence Agency, Directorate for Intelligence, 1980-1986.

Office of Representative Edward Biester, Jr., U.S. Congress, 1975-1978.

Correspondent, Le Point, 1973-1975, 1979-1980.

U.S. Navy officer, 1969-1972.

Degrees

Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins School of International Studies

Bachelor of Arts, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Language skills

English, French

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Michel, Leo (2018). Cold War views on Sweden: The American view. In Artéus, Gunnar & Zetterberg, Kent ed(s): Cold War views on Sweden. Stockholm: Medströms Bokförlag. 102-121.

Michel, Leo (2017). Disturbing signs: Trump administration and soft power. Atlantisch perspectief (4).