Dr. Robbin F. Laird
Air Marshal Leo Davies with Dr. Robbin Laird after the Second Line of Defense interview at the Air Marshal’s office in Canberra, Australia, August 3, 2015.
Dr. Laird is a military and security analyst.
He has published more than 30 books and many articles on defense and security issues in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Dr. Laird has taught at Columbia University, Queens College, Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Laird has received many grants and awards from the National Science Foundation, the US Institute of Peace, and other organizations.
Dr. Laird has worked for many elements of the U.S. government and with think tanks such as The Center for Defense Analysis and the Institute for Defense Analysis.
He is a member of the Board of Contributors of Breaking Defense and publishes there on a regular basis.