Nicholas Harrington is a research assistant and program coordinator for the Transnational Threats Project (TNT) and the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where he provides analysis on the global military balance, asymmetric warfare, and non-state actor threats worldwide. Mr. Harrington has contributed to TNT publications such as 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 Iran: Military Spending, Modernization, and the Shifting Military Balance in the Gulf (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 New York City Comptroller’s Office. He holds a B.A. in government from Dartmouth College.