Dr. David Armitage
Department of State
Dr. David Armitage heads the European Regional Analysis unit at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR). From 2011- 2013, he was Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Europe at the National Intelligence Council (NIC), where he worked on strategic issues related to Europe and contributed to the NIC’s Global Trends 2030 study.
Dr. Armitage has also served as the State/INR representative on the President’s Daily Briefing Staff and acting Director of INR’s Office of Cyber Affairs. From 2004 – 2007, he was an adjunct research fellow at the National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies, where he focused on the role of the European Union in crisis management and counterterrorism. Dr. Armitage is the author of A Comparative Analysis of US Policy Toward European Defense Autonomy: Enduring Dilemmas in Transatlantic Relations (Mellen Press, 2008), and his articles have been published in the United States, Germany, France, and Italy.
Chief, European Regional Analysis, Bureau of Intelligence & Research U.S. Department of State.