Brian Katulis

senior fellow at the Center for American Progress

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Brian Katulis is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and the co-author of The Prosperity Agenda: What the World Wants from America and What We Need in Return

Katulis formerly served as a member of the Democracy International Election Observation Mission in Afghanistan and as an informal advisor to Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign on Iraq policy. From 1999-2000 he worked as a policy planning staffer at the State Department.

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