W. Alejandro Sanchez Nieto

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W. Alejandro “Alex” Sanchez Nieto "is a Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) where he focuses on geopolitics and security issues. He is also an international security analyst at the Washington DC-based research organization, the Center for International Policy (CIP). Sanchez holds a Master’s degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from the School of International Service at American University and has attended the Institute of World Politics, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, as well as carried out studies in Austria, Belgium and France.

"His analyses have appeared in numerous refereed journals including Small Wars and Insurgencies, Defence Studies, the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, European Security, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism and Cuban Affairs.

"He regularly appears in different media outlets like New Internationalist, Newsweek BBC, Le Figaro, the Washington Diplomat, among others.

"Follow Alex on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/W_Alex_Sanchez

"He is a regular contributor for COHA’s publication The Washington Report on the Hemisphere.

"Sanchez’ most recent presentation was a discussion about Russia’s influence in the Caribbean, which he presented at an “off the record” workshop organized by the Institute of National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University in Washington D.C.

"COHA director Larry Birns and Sanchez co-authored a chapter about Evo Morales’ foreign policy for an upcoming book. He is currently working on a book chapter about independence movements in the Netherlands Antilles." [1]

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  1. W. Alejandro Sanchez Nieto, Council on Hemispheric Affairs, accessed April 13, 2010.