Bishop Garrison

Guest Author

Bishop Garrison (@BishopGarrison) is co-founder and president of the Rainey Center, a public-policy research organization in Washington D.C. He also serves as Director of National Security Outreach at Human Rights First. He previously served as interim executive director of the Truman National Security Project and Truman Center for National Policy.

Garrison graduated from West Point in 2002 and served two U.S. Army deployments in Iraq, earning two Bronze Stars, a Combat Action Badge, and a Meritorious Service Medal. He served in national security positions in the Obama administration and as deputy foreign policy adviser on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary Law School as well as the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership’s Political Leaders Program at the University of Virginia.

Articles by this author:

Representation at the Top: The Importance of Race in the Austin Nomination Debate


Dec 11th, 2020

Trump’s Veto Threat Over Confederate-Named Bases Erodes U.S. Security and American Values

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Nov 25th, 2020

Congress Must Seize This Chance to Help Demilitarize Law Enforcement

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Jul 15th, 2020

Decoy Amendment Jeopardizes the Moment for Renaming Confederate-Dubbed Bases

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Jun 29th, 2020

At Confederate-Named Army Bases, Highlight US Ideals By Renaming Them for Honorable Figures

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Jun 10th, 2020

Congress Must Act to Protect Those Who’ve Supported Us in Syria

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Nov 11th, 2019

One Key Instrument to Confront China and Climate Change

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Jul 8th, 2019

New Zealand Attacks: A Wake-Up Call to Counter Far-Right Extremist Violence

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Mar 15th, 2019

There Is An Answer for Progressive National Security, and There Always Has Been


Oct 5th, 2018

The National Security Threat of Trump’s Defense Budget


May 29th, 2018

I’ve Been Part of the Problem: Politicizing General Officer Influence


Feb 13th, 2018

Veterans and Others Who Serve


Nov 10th, 2017

A Dream Deferred: Rescinding DACA Makes Us Less Secure


Sep 12th, 2017

We’ve Been Here Before: Discriminating Against Those Who Volunteer to Serve


Jul 26th, 2017

Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement: A Veteran’s Perspective


Jun 6th, 2017

A Few Good Generals: The Dangers of Serving in the Trump Administration

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May 19th, 2017