Elisabeth Braw

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security 

Braw Elizabeth

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NATO and its Partners


Baltics, Germany, Nordics, Poland, Southern Europe, United Kingdom

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Elisabeth Braw is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.

Elisabeth is a senior consultant at the London headquarters of Control Risks, the global risk consulting firm. She was previously a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek, and is also a contributor to The Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy and Politico, focusing on European security. She is especially interested in European armed forces equipment and manpower issues.

Elisabeth has also been a visiting fellow at the University of Oxford, and frequently moderates sessions at security conferences. Elisabeth is a native of Sweden and attended university in Germany, finishing her Magister Artium degree in political science and German literature with a dissertation on nuclear weapons reduction in Europe. She speaks German, Swedish, and English.