On November 4, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs published a report based on a discussion between Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Marc Polymeropoulos and Adam Entous of the New Yorker. The report, titled “Havana Syndrome: American Officials Under Attack,” explored the geopolitical impact of the so-called “Havana Syndrome,” in which dozens of US officials stationed abroad have experienced “anomalous health incidents” due to suspected attacks by Russian military intelligence, and argued for a more robust US response.

Forward Defense

Forward Defense, housed within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, generates ideas and connects stakeholders in the defense ecosystem to promote an enduring military advantage for the United States, its allies, and partners. Our work identifies the defense strategies, capabilities, and resources the United States needs to deter and, if necessary, prevail in future conflict.

Related Experts: Marc Polymeropoulos