John R. Schmidt

John R. Schmidt is the author of The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad. He teaches at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, following a 30-year diplomatic career in which he served in senior positions at the U.S. State Department and the National Security Council, including as political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad in the three years leading up to the 9/11 attacks.
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