Richard Kraemer (@RichardKraemer7) is Co-Chairman of the US-Europe Alliance, a new bipartisan effort to strengthen the relationship between the United States and Europe. He also serves as a Eurasia Program fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, where his research focuses on Russian interventions and ethno-nationalist extremism in the Western Balkans. His reporting and analysis has received coverage in Newsweek, New York Times, Al Jazeera, Agence-France Presse, El Pais, Radio Free Europe and Wiener Zeitung. He has presented on Balkan affairs to National Security Council and State Department officials.
Richard served nine years as the senior program officer for Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey at the National Endowment for Democracy, and previously managed programs in those states and in the Levant at the Center for International Private Enterprise. He also taught law and conducted research at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. He is an affiliated expert of the Public International Law and Policy Group, where he has advised the governments of Georgia and Montenegro. A member of the New York State Bar Association, Richard holds a JD from American University and a BA from the College of William and Mary.