Kyle Atwell is an active duty U.S. Army Officer and a Ph.D. student in Security Studies at Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs. His Army experience includes operational assignments in North and West Africa, Afghanistan, South Korea, and Germany. Prior to joining the Army, Kyle served as an intern at NATO Headquarters in Brussels and worked for a California state legislator. Kyle received B.A. degrees in Economics and International Relations from the University of California at Davis in 2006. His current research interests include military strategy, irregular and partnered warfare, alliance dynamics, and military effectiveness.