Nicholas Harrington is a research associate 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.