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Caitlin Poling

Office of Senator David Perdue


Last updated: Jun 26, 2018

Caitlin Poling is a National Security Advisor to Senator David Perdue (R-GA). Her portfolio includes foreign relations, defense, cyber security, and international trade issues. Previously, Ms. Poling served as Director of Government Relations at the Foreign Policy Initiative where she also wrote on Africa and terrorism policy. Ms. Poling spent four years in the US House of Representatives, most recently working on foreign policy and immigration for Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-KS). Ms. Poling holds a B.A. in Political Science, International Studies, and French from Ashland University in Ohio and an M.A. from Georgetown University with a master’s degree in international security studies.

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