Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security
TopicsDefense industry, US Defense Policy, US National Security Policy
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February 01, 2017
January 30, 2017Brannen in Foreign Policy: Steve Bannon Is Making Sure There’s No White House Paper Trail, Says Intel Source
January 25, 2017
December 18, 2015Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Kate Brannen writes for Vocativ on why US airstrikes against ISIS leaders don’t solve the main issues in fighting against the organization, quoting Vice President, Arnold Kanter Chair, and Director of the Brent Scowcroft…
May 20, 2015Head of US Southern Command says terrorists could one day use criminal networks A demand in the United States for drugs—specifically cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines—is devastating communities across Latin America, says Marine Corps Gen John F. Kelly, Commander of US…
Before that, as the congressional reporter for Defense News, Brannen covered budget and defense policy debates on Capitol Hill. She spent three years covering the US Army — first as a reporter for InsideDefense.com, then as the land warfare correspondent for Defense News. She has discussed her reporting on MSNBC; NPR’s All Things Considered, On Point, and The Diane Rehm Show; and PRI’s To the Point.
Brannen graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in history. She has master's degrees from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and School of International and Public Affairs.
She lives in New York City with her husband and their daughter.