Andrew F. Krepinevich
Areas of Expertise
Strategic Assessments and Planning, Military Revolutions, Military Transformation, Counterinsurgency
Dr. Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr. is President of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. He assumed this position in 1993, following a 21-year career in the U.S. Army.
Dr. Krepinevich has served in the Department of Defense’s Office of Net Assessment, and on the personal staff of three secretaries of defense. He has also served as a member of the National Defense Panel, the Defense Science Board Task Force on Joint Experimentation, the Joint Forces Command Advisory Board, and the Defense Policy Board. He currently serves on the Chief of Naval Operations' (CNO's) Advisory Board and on the Army Special Operations Command's Advisory Board.
Dr. Krepinevich frequently contributes to print and broadcast media. He has lectured before a wide range of professional and academic audiences, and has served as a consultant on military affairs for many senior government officials, including several secretaries of defense, the CIA’s National Intelligence Council, and all four military services. He has testified frequently before Congress. Dr. Krepinevich has taught on the faculties of West Point, George Mason University, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, and Georgetown University.
Dr. Krepinevich's most recent book is 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century. His other recent works include Strategy in a Time of Austerity: Why the Pentagon Should Focus on Assuring Access; The Dangers of a Nuclear Iran; and The Pentagon’s Wasting Assets, published in Foreign Affairs; and CSBA monographs: Cyber Warfare: A “Nuclear Option”?; Strategy in Austerity; AirSea Battle: A Point-of-Departure Operational Concept (co-author); and The Road Ahead (co-author). Dr. Krepinevich received the 1987 Furniss Award for his book, The Army and Vietnam.
A graduate of West Point, Dr. Krepinevich holds an M.P.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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