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Courtney Manning

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Courtney_ManningNational Security Research Fellow

Expertise: international security policy, intelligence analysis, geopolitics, operational readiness, emerging security risks

Courtney Manning is a National Security Research Fellow at The American Security Project, leading ASP’s research on military recruitment and readiness, strategic competition with China, and emerging technology risks. Before ASP, she worked as a geopolitical risk consultant on international human rights law, political risk, and climate security in New York. After the fall of Kabul, she worked with the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations to rebuild the advising team, write speeches and security strategies, and report on sessions at the UNSC, UNGA, and Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

Prior to working in national security, she served as a public-sector nutrition consultant for six years. In this role, she helped school districts ensure compliance with federal auditing standards while improving data systems and developing feasible solutions for curbing obesity in youth populations.

Ms. Manning holds an M.I.A. in international security policy and conflict resolution from Columbia University and a B.A. in international relations from the University of Denver Korbel School. Through a joint program between the Korbel School and the Universidad Mayor de San Simón in Bolivia, she obtained a grant to research and publish on human rights and civil disobedience in Andean communities in 2017. Her master’s focus is in intelligence analysis, counterterrorism, and risk assessment.

Recent Posts

Perspective – The U.S.-India Relationship: Navigating Strategic Multi-Alignment

Posted on: February 27th, 2024

Briefing Note – U.S. Trade and Investment Toolkit

Posted on: January 30th, 2024

Trans-Atlantic Export Controls: Leaping Promises, Lagging Oversight

Posted on: January 26th, 2024

As Congress Delays FISA Vote, Concerns over Privacy and Partisanship Persist

Posted on: December 12th, 2023

Biden’s AI Safety Plan: Bureaucracy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Posted on: November 1st, 2023