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Craig Singleton is an adjunct fellow at FDD where he analyzes great-power competition with China. He previously spent more than a decade serving in a series of sensitive national security roles with the United States government, to include overseas assignments at the U.S. Embassies in Baghdad, Iraq; Caracas, Venezuela; and, Mexico City, Mexico. In this capacity, Craig regularly briefed federal law enforcement, U.S. military personnel, foreign governments, Congressional oversight committees, and the White House on a wide range of issues, including China’s overseas military expansion and malign influence, North Korea, counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and regional instability in Latin America. In addition to his work advising several tech start-ups, including Anno.ai, Craig is also passionate about combatting human trafficking, having previously served as the Director of Intelligence and Analysis at D.C.-based non-profit Heyrick Research. Craig is a regular media contributor in outlets such as The Hill, Defense News, Newsweek, The National Interest, The Diplomat, Real Clear Defense, The Wall Street Journal, Axios, and Fox News.

Craig received his BA in Political Science from the University of Florida and is currently pursuing a mid-career Masters degree in International Policy from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.

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