Carsten Schmiedl

Senior Program Officer, Transatlantic Defense and Security

Carsten Schmiedl is Senior Program Officer in the Transatlantic Defense and Security Program. His interests include transatlantic relations, strategic culture, and the intersection of national security and emerging technology. He holds an MA from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a BA from the University of Southern California. He speaks German, French, and Italian.

Written by Carsten Schmiedl

Close to the Wind: Too Many Cooks, Not Enough Broth The operational and strategic roles of the different headquarters involved in the Baltic Sea region are unclear, and to outsiders even bewildering.
Close to the Wind: Conclusion – Shortcomings and Gaps The security of the Atlantic alliance and all its member states is only as strong as that of its weakest and most peripheral members.
Biden’s German Question Military mobility is where U.S. and German interests intersect
One Flank, One Threat, One Presence A Strategy for NATO's Eastern Flank
Targeting 2% The Logistics of a More Sophisticated Approach to Burden-Sharing