Joshua Kurlantzick is a senior fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. His books include the forthcoming A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA.

Previously, Kurlantzick was a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where he studied China and Southeast Asia. In addition, he was a fellow at the University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy and a fellow at the Pacific Council on International Policy.

Kurlantzick has also worked as a columnist for Time, a special correspondent for the New Republic, a senior correspondent for the American Prospect, and a contributing writer for Mother Jones. He serves on the editorial board of Current History.

Last Updated: July 15, 2017