Stewart M. Patrick

Dr. Stewart Patrick is senior fellow and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). His areas of expertise include multilateral cooperation in the management of global issues; U.S. policy toward international institutions, including the United Nations; the challenges posed by fragile, failing, and post-conflict states; and the integration of U.S. defense, development, and diplomatic instruments in U.S. foreign and national security policy. Dr. Patrick is the author of the book Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security, and he writes the blog, "The Internationalist." [+]