Christopher Ashley Ford

Christopher Ashley Ford

Christopher Ashley Ford is a former diplomat, Senate staffer, naval intelligence officer, and think tank scholar who works and writes on foreign and national security policy.

Six Principles for the Policymaker

Six Principles for the Policymaker

Having left a senior US Government position as a diplomat some months ago, I had the occasion the other day to discuss the advice that I would give to future policymakers, or to those who advise them. It was a fair question, but oddly not one that I could recall

Christopher Ashley Ford
Christopher Ashley Ford
Politics
The 'Lab Leak' Inquiry at the State Department

The 'Lab Leak' Inquiry at the State Department

The following essay was originally posted at the author’s Medium blog here. In both journalism and policymaking—if not always in politics, or in the sordid world of score-settling by unemployed, second-rate apparatchiks—facts matter, and intellectual integrity matters. In light of the remarkable quantity of errant nonsense

Christopher Ashley Ford
Christopher Ashley Ford
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