Emma Ashford is a senior fellow with the New American Engagement Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Her work focuses on questions of grand strategy, international security, and the future of U.S. foreign policy. Previously, she was a research fellow in defense and foreign policy at the Cato Institute, where she founded and co-hosted the Power Problems podcast. Ashford writes a bi-weekly column, “It’s Debatable,” for Foreign Policy, and is a regular contributor to Inkstick. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and holds a PhD in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. You can follow her on Twitter @emmamashford.