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Whitney Kassel

Whitney Kassel is a foreign policy analyst based in New York. She served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 2008-2012 and has worked at the Arkin Group, Palantir, and the Council on Foreign Relations. She has written for Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic, Small Wars Journal, and elsewhere.

Cutting Language Training Is the Latest Foolish Retreat from Global Engagement

Cancelling bought-and-paid-for air tickets to study-abroad programs is the latest Trump administration blow to programs that support strategic understanding.