Rebecca Wittner is a program assistant in the Forward Defense program at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. She works on the program’s military operations and defense strategy portfolio.

Wittner previously worked for the Center for a New American Security on the Indo-Pacific Security program, focusing on competition with China. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in security studies, concentrating on military operations, at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.