Lieutenant Colonel Amos Oh is a nonresident fellow in the Indo-Pacific Security Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.

Oh is currently an active-duty US Army Strategist serving in the Plans and Policy Directorate at United States Strategic Command, where his work focuses on deterring strategic attack against the US and allies. He previously served in a variety of command and staff positions in both conventional and special operations units, specializing in crisis and contingency planning. 

In addition to multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, Oh has extensive operational experience throughout South, Southeast, and East Asia working closely with US allies and partners from around the world. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star (three awards, to include valor device), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), and the Valorous Unit Award.

Oh graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point and later earned a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School. He was most recently selected as a United States Army Goodpaster Scholar and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Southern California. His research focuses on identifying the determinants of alliance military command structures, using the variety of military-to-military arrangements the US is a party to with East Asian treaty allies as case studies.