John C. Hulsman is Senior Research Fellow at the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies. He is also President and Co-Founder of John C. Hulsman Enterprises, a successful international relations consulting firm. A lifelong member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Hulsman is a frequent commentator on foreign policy issues on international television outlets, as well as in the world’s printed media. He has published several books on international relations, including Ethical Realism (2006) and The Godfather Doctrine (2009). Prior to his tenure serving as a contributing editor at the National Interest, Hulsman worked as a Senior Research Fellow in International Relations at the Heritage Foundation. Furthermore, he held teaching positions at the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where he taught European Security Studies and U.S. Foreign Policy.