From Iraq to Moscow: A Discussion With Mark Voyger on Russian Foreign Policy

Mark Voyger is a Non-resident Senior Fellow with the Transatlantic Defense and Security Program at the Center for European Analysis. He most recently served as a Visiting Scholar with the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.


In 2018-2019, he was the Senior Lecturer in Russian and Eastern European Studies at the Baltic Defense College in Tartu, Estonia where he taught Russian and Eastern European politics and security studies.


Prior to his academic career, he served as the Special Advisor for Russian and Eurasian Affairs to the Commanding General of US Army Europe in Wiesbaden, Germany (2017 – 2018), and as the Cultural Advisor and Senior Russia Expert at NATO’s Allied Land Command in Izmir, Turkey (2013 – 2017).


In the period 2009- 2013, he was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as an advisor and social scientist working for the US Army. Mr. Voyger worked for the Presidential campaign of Sen. Mitt Romney in 2007-2008 and 2011-2012 as a member of the Executive Department and the Russia Advisory Group.


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