Dr. Seth G. Jones holds the Harold Brown Chair, named after former Secretary of Defense and CSIS Counselor and Trustee Dr. Harold Brown. Dr. Jones also serves as director of the Transnational Threats Project (TNT), and a senior adviser in the International Security Program at CSIS. He specializes in counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, unconventional warfare, and covert action. Dr. Jones was previously the director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation, and has served as representative for the commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, to the assistant secretary of defense for special operations. Read Dr. Seth G. Jones’ full biography.
General James E. Cartwright served as the inaugural holder of the Harold Brown Chair from to 2011 to 2017.
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Event by Eliot A. Cohen , Emily Harding , Seth G. Jones , and Michael Vickers — June 16, 2022
Brief by Seth G. Jones — June 1, 2022
Brief by Catrina Doxsee , Seth G. Jones , Jared Thompson , Kateryna Halstead , and Grace Hwang — May 17, 2022
Event by Eliot A. Cohen , Emily Harding , Seth G. Jones , and Michael Vickers — March 1, 2022
Brief by Seth G. Jones , Jared Thompson , Danielle Ngo , Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. , and Brian McSorley — December 21, 2021
Commentary by Seth G. Jones , Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. , and Michelle Macander — November 17, 2021
Report by Seth G. Jones , Colin Wall , and Rachel Ellehuus — November 10, 2021
Congressional Testimony by Seth G. Jones — October 13, 2021
Event by Seth G. Jones , Emily Harding , and David E. Sanger — September 17, 2021
Podcast Episode by H. Andrew Schwartz and Seth G. Jones — September 8, 2021