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Board of Advisors

The Washington Institute's Board of Advisors includes luminaries from the diplomatic and policymaking arena, the business world, and the media. This bipartisan group of statesmen provides ongoing advice and counsel both collectively and individually to our staff and leadership.

Gen. John R. Allen, USMC
Commander of ISAF, 2011-2013

Howard Berman
Member of Congress, 1983-2013

Birch Evans Bayh III
United States Senator, 1999-2011

Eliot Cohen
Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

Henry A. Kissinger
Secretary of State, 1973-1977

Joseph Lieberman
United States Senator, 1989-2013

Edward Luttwak
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Michael Mandelbaum
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Robert McFarlane
National Security Advisor, 1983-1985

Martin Peretz
Journalist and Publisher

Richard Perle
Assistant Secretary of Defense, 1981-1987

Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State, 2005-2009

James G. Roche
Secretary of the Air Force, 2001-2005

George P. Shultz
Secretary of State, 1982-1989

R. James Woolsey
Director of Central Intelligence, 1993-1995

Mortimer Zuckerman
Publisher, U.S. News and World Report


Samuel W. Lewis

Max M. Kampelman

Warren Christopher

Lawrence S. Eagleburger

Alexander Haig

Jeane Kirkpatrick