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Joseph Vann

Joseph Vann is the director of the Program in Countering Transnational Organized Crime at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

Joseph Vann is a retired U.S. government civil servant. From 2011 to 2014, he was a professor of national security studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Mr. Vann’s focus is on developing strategy and policy solutions to address national security challenges. He has worked with a variety of governments and ministries on matters relating to strategy development and security issues.

He earned a master’s Degree in Policy Management from the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Florida State University.

Articles by Joseph Vann

Coronavirus: A True Stresstest for Globalization

It is not too early for policy makers to begin examining why globalization did not work out the way its advocates either wished or thought it would.

March 24, 2020

As Romania Battles Corruption

Corruption is the most underrated international security threat of our time.

February 15, 2017

Refugees: EU Victimizing Balkans?

Can the EU seriously drop the migration problem in the lap of the countries in the Western Balkans?

May 3, 2016

The Greek Dilemma

The “Big Fix” for Greece and how not to waste a good crisis.

February 26, 2015