Yashar Parsie is a fellow in the Russia and Europe Center at USIP. His research focuses on strategic stability, escalation management and arms control.
Previously, Parsie was a military legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate, where he supported three annual National Defense Authorization Acts as a member designee to the Committee on Armed Services. Prior to that, he was a researcher at Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a defense analyst, focusing on U.S.-China military competition.
Parsie is a graduate of the University of Washington.