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Bradley Hanlon is a research assistant with the Alliance for Securing Democracy at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). Before joining the German Marshall Fund, he worked as a consultant for the Institute for the Study of War, with a focus on Russian activity in the Middle East and North Africa. Mr. Hanlon has also served as a civilian research assistant at the National War College, after completing an internship with the Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations. Mr. Hanlon earned his master’s degree from the George Washington University, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh.