Jeffrey Cimmino is a program assistant in the Global Strategy Initiative of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he worked as a breaking news reporter at the Washington Free Beacon. His reporting and commentary have appeared in publications such as National Review, Spectator USA, the National Interest, the Washington Free Beacon, the Washington Examiner, and other venues. While completing his undergraduate degree, he interned at the Foreign Policy Initiative. He graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in history and a minor in government.