Major General William L. Nash, USA (Ret.) is senior fellow and director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations.
He has extensive experience in peacekeeping operations, both as a military commander in Bosnia-Herzegovina and as a civilian administrator for the United Nations in Kosovo. He served in the Army for 34 years, and is a veteran of Vietnam and Operation Desert Storm. Since his retirement in 1998, Nash has been a fellow and visiting lecturer at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and director of Civil-Military Programs at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.
Conflict prevention; national security; civil-military relations and coordination; post-conflict reconstruction
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2011