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Dr. Ted R. Bromund

Theodore R. BromundTheodore R. Bromund, Ph.D. - Dr. Ted R. Bromund studies and writes on conventional arms control treaties, U.S. exceptionalism and international leadership, British foreign and security policies, and Anglo-American relations as senior research fellow in The Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom. Bromund joined Heritage in 2008 after a decade as Yale University's associate director of International Security Studies, a research and teaching center dedicated to diplomatic, military and strategic history. Bromund also was a lecturer in history and, from 2004, in international affairs. He has written extensively on the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty, the U.N. Programme of Action on Small Arms, and the OAS's CIFTA Treaty, as well as other treaties related to the laws of war and conventional weapons.

He has contributed essays and analysis to the American opinion monthly Commentary, National Review Online, media outlets in the United Kingdom, and a variety of scholarly journals. Media that have interviewed Bromund or cited his work include BBC News, CBS News, Fox News, and NRA News. He is the author of a chapter on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the book "The Blair Legacy: Politics, Policy, Governance, and Foreign Affairs" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). He received his doctorate in 1999 from Yale, writing his thesis on Britain's first application to the European Economic Community. His adviser was noted British historian Paul Kennedy, director of International Security Studies. Bromund holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Iowa's Grinnell College. A native of Wooster, Ohio, he currently resides in Washington, D.C.