Engagement ReframedJan 26, 2022
Engagement Reframed: Introduction
By Robert A. Manning, Christopher Preble
The Biden administration has been slow to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries in need or to facilitate foreign manufacturing of vaccines, squandering a diplomatic opportunity and potentially endangering US security.
Assumptions Testing SeriesDec 9, 2021
Assumption #4: The United States should prioritize the promotion of democracy around the world over other key US objectives
By Mathew Burrows, Evan Cooper
Policymakers should take a triage approach with regard to democracy promotion, starting first and foremost with the state of democracy at home.
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.