Daniel Vajdich

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Future Europe Initiative 

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Democracy and human rights, Energy, International Financial Institutions, NATO and its Partners, Transatlantic Relations


Balkans, Baltics, Caucasus, Central Asia, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Western Europe

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Daniel P. Vajdich is President of Yorktown Solutions, which provides strategic and political risk advisory services to institutional investors, public and private corporations, semi-sovereign companies, and sovereign governments. He was previously a senior national security advisor to the presidential campaigns of Senator Ted Cruz, Governor Scott Walker, and Governor Mitt Romney. Daniel worked on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee where he was in charge of Europe and Eurasia and related functional issues. Prior to his time in the Senate, he was a researcher in foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and spent time as a visiting researcher at the Carnegie Center in Moscow, Russia. Daniel holds a BA from Tufts University and an MA from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.