David H. Petraeus

Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Bio

David H. Petraeus is a retired four-star Army general and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency. In addition to various business and academic pursuits, he has been a non-resident senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs since 2013, working with former Center Director Graham Allison and Kennedy School students to explore renewed U.S. and North American competitiveness, strategic leadership, and a variety of international security issues.

Featured Work

MAR 25, 2019 Article

Coherence and Comprehensiveness: An American Foreign Policy Imperative

As the United States now confronts the prospect of a multi-faceted and quite possibly generational competition with China—underscored not only by recent Trump Administration ...