Thomas Donnelly

Thomas Donnelly, a defense and security policy analyst, is the co-director of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at AEI. He is the editor, with Frederick W. Kagan, of Lessons for a Long War: How America Can Win on New Battlefields (2010) and has written or edited many other important books on military affairs. From 1995 to 1999, he was policy group director and a professional staff member for the House Committee on Armed Services. Mr. Donnelly also served as a member of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He is a former editor of Armed Forces Journal, Army Times, and Defense News. With Gary Schmitt, he has just released the report “To Rebuild America’s Military.”