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Alexandra N. Gutowski

Senior Military Affairs Analyst

Biography:

Alexandra N. Gutowski is a research analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, where she focuses on military affairs and is responsible for FDD’s Military Edge project and its website.  Alexandra was previously a counterterrorism analyst and Evans Hanson Fellow at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, DC. She was Fulbright Scholar in the UK, where she received a masters’ degree from Durham University. She is also the recipient of scholarships to study Arabic language in Qatar, Jordan, and Oman. She received her B.A. in international relations from Pomona College in Claremont, California.

Alexandra N. Gutowski is a research analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, where she focuses on military affairs and is responsible for FDD’s Military Edge project and its website.  Alexandra was previously a counterterrorism analyst and Evans Hanson Fellow at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, DC. She was Fulbright Scholar in the UK, where she received a masters’ degree from Durham University. She is also the recipient of scholarships to study Arabic language in Qatar, Jordan, and Oman. She received her B.A. in international relations from Pomona College in Claremont, California.

Putin Needs Iran in Syria

18th July 2018 – Real Clear Defense

Putin Needs Iran in Syria

Alexandra N. Gutowski

Following their meeting in Helsinki, Donald Trump hailed Vladimir Putin as a potential partner in Syria, who can provide humanitarian relief and preserve Israeli security. more...

Analysis & Commentary

18th July 2018 – Real Clear Defense

Putin Needs Iran in Syria

Alexandra N. Gutowski

Following their meeting in Helsinki, Donald Trump hailed Vladimir Putin as a potential partner in Syria, who can provide humanitarian relief and preserve Israeli security. more...

10th July 2018 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Alexandra N. Gutowski

FDD's Alexandra Gutowski joins the John Batchelor show to discuss US military presence near the Al-Tanf military base and whether President Trump will trade it in order to exit Syria. more...

29th June 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

U.S. Should Not Abandon Strategic Base Near Syrian Border

Alexandra N. Gutowski

The White House announced yesterday that President Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month in Helsinki, even though Russian airstrikes in southwest Syria are devastating areas inside the ceasefire zone that Trump and Putin endorsed last November. more...

24th June 2018 – FDD's Long War Journal

Assad offensive creeps closer to southwest Syria ceasefire zone

Alexandra N. Gutowski

The Assad regime has launched its offensive southwest of Syria, a zone ostensibly under a Russian-American ceasefire. Although Iranian-aligned forces have reportedly agreed to withdraw from a buffer zone near the Jordanian and Israeli borders, the threat of Iranian expansion remains high. more...