Simran Maker

National Committee on American Foreign Policy; USGE Working Group

Simran Maker is an associate project director at the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, working across multiple areas including the Middle East and U.S.-Russia Relations programs as well as the Cybersecurity Initiative. She has previously worked at think tanks such as the Center for a New American Security, the Stimson Center, and the Center for International Cooperation.

Her work has involved strategic research and analysis on an array of geopolitical issues, including counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, statebuilding, and arms trafficking. She has contributed research and analysis for a senior fulbright scholar, leading to multiple publications and a book on homeland security threats.

Featured Work

<a href="">Protest against U.S. military attacks on Syria, April 2017</a>. CREDIT: Fibonacci Blue via Wikimedia Commons

DEC 5, 2018 Article

Misconnecting with the U.S. Public: Narrative Collapse and U.S. Foreign Policy

For the past year, the U.S. Global Engagement program has focused its attention on the continuing strengths and weaknesses of the narratives that can ...