Alexandra Hackbarth

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Climate Security Intern

Expertise: International Security, US National Security Policy, US-China Relations, Afghanistan, Climate Security

Alexandra Hackbarth is a Climate Security intern at the American Security Project. Her research focuses on how climate change is affecting U.S. national security interests worldwide.

From 2017 to 2019, Alexandra served as the Special Advisor for Forward Operations in the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) office in Kabul, Afghanistan. Prior to her posting in Kabul, Alexandra was the Senate Congressional Liaison in SIGAR’s Washington, D.C. office.

Alexandra received a Masters in Public Administration and a Master of Arts in International Relations from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, where she was a Robertson Foundation for Government Fellow and a Harold Rosenthal Fellow for International Relations.

Before graduate school, Alexandra was a Legislative Assistant for Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon. Her portfolio included natural resource, energy, agricultural, and transportation policy.

Recent Posts

House Proposes Intelligence Council Devoted to Climate Security

Posted on: Nov 14, 2019

ASP President BGen Cheney in the Miami Herald

Posted on: Nov 13, 2019

The US or China: Who is the better bet?

Posted on: Nov 12, 2019

Climate Security: What can the US Army do to prepare for climate change?

Posted on: Oct 09, 2019

Event Recap: Climate and Security in Southeast Asia

Posted on: Oct 04, 2019

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