Nicholas Harrington

Research Assistant and Program Coordinator, Transnational Threats Project

Nicholas Harrington is a research assistant and program coordinator for the Transnational Threats Project (TNT) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where he provides analysis on asymmetric warfare, gray zone competition, and non-state actor threats worldwide. Mr. Harrington has contributed to TNT publications such as Dangerous Liaisons: Russian Cooperation with Iran in Syria (CSIS, 2019), Iran’s Threat to Saudi Critical Infrastructure: The Implications of U.S.-Iranian Escalation (CSIS, 2019) and The Evolution of the Salafi-Jihadist Threat (CSIS, 2018). Working for Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman, the CSIS Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, he was a contributing author of numerous publications, including The Arab Gulf States and Iran: Military Spending, Modernization, and the Shifting Military Balance (CSIS, 2018) and The Korean Civil-Military Balance (CSIS, 2018). Prior to joining CSIS, he conducted research for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as well as the Office of the New York City Comptroller. He holds a B.A. in government from Dartmouth College.

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Email: NHarrington [at]
Tel: 202.741.3917