Reality CheckJul 22, 2022
Reality Check #13: Great-power competition threatens climate disaster response
By Evan Cooper and Alec Evans
Today’s military planners must contend with two potentially conflicting demands: growing requirements for the US military to respond to climate-driven disasters and the effort to restructure the force for great-power competition.
In the NewsFeb 11, 2022
Cooper in Inkstick: Planning for a Ukrainian refugee crisis
By Atlantic Council
On February 11, Cooper was published in Inkstick advocating for the creation of a comprehensive Ukrainian refugee strategy. In light of the potential for millions of Ukrainians to become refugees if war breaks out, Cooper argues that the West needs to be ready to assist with humanitarian aid. “Refugee resettlement is a complex process, particularly […]
Evan Cooper was a junior fellow with the New American Engagement Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, which aimed to critically examine the core assumptions of American grand strategy and propose fresh, innovative ideas for US foreign policy. Cooper’s work focused on American diplomatic engagement and the use of the United States military. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Cooper was a policy consultant in California.
Cooper holds a Master of Arts in Security Studies from Georgetown University, with a focus on international security. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Chapman University.