Richard Kraemer is President of the US-Europe Alliance non-resident senior fellow at the European Values Center for Security Policy in Prague, Czech Republic. His research there focuses on malign foreign interventions by Russia and China in Central and Southeastern Europe. He is also non-resident scholar for the Frontier Europe Initiative at the Middle East Institute and a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. As board president of USEA, Richard works to inspire Americans to advocate for a robust and cooperative transatlantic community.
Previously, Richard managed the program portfolio for Afghanistan, Iran and Turkey at the National Endowment for Democracy after working on those countries at the Center for International Private Enterprise. Living in Kabul for two years, he helped establish the country’s first independent chamber of commerce. Richard also taught law and researched at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. He is an affiliated expert of the Public International Law and Policy Group, where he advised the governments of Georgia and Montenegro.
A member of the New York State Bar Association, Richard holds a JD from American University and a BA from the College of William and Mary. He’s appeared in numerous international and U.S. media. He is professionally proficient in Polish, Farsi, and Dari.