ARIEL COHEN – Ariel Cohen, Ph.D., is a well-known Washington-based foreign, economic and security policy expert. His particular expertise lies in the areas of Russia’s economic and financial policy; U.S.-Russian relations; Caspian pipeline security; ethnic conflict; and relationships between Russia and the New Independent States (NIS). He also has expertise on Turkey and Israel. Cohen is a Senior Research Fellow in Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Davis International Studies Institute at the Heritage Foundation. Cohen manages a successful policy research program on Russia, the New Independent States and Central Europe. He has over 18 years experience and increasing responsibility in policy development and research, project design, project implementation and management, project evaluation, as well as legal reform, government relations/political public relations, journalistic writing, and broadcasting. Dr. Cohen frequently testifies before committees of the U.S. Congress, including House Foreign Relations, House Armed Services, House Judiciary Committees and the Helsinki Commission. He regularly appears on CNN, NBC, BBC-TV and other major radio and TV networks. In addition to his work at Heritage, Dr. Cohen serves as a weekly commentator for Voice of America and United Press International, and writes as a guest columnist for the Washington Post, the Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Journal of Commerce, Harvard International Review and other journals and magazines in the U.S. and abroad. His book, Russian Imperialism: Development and Crisis, was published by Praeger Publishers/Greenwood. Book Ariel Cohen at Speakers.com.
Published on Feb 25, 2013