Dr. Jacquelyn K. Davis is executive vice president of the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis. She holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania. Her work encompasses deterrence, force structure planning, special operations in national security, and alliance relationships. Dr. Davis chaired the Defense Advisory Committee for Women in the Services for an unprecedented three terms. She is a former member of the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, U.S. European Command’s (EUCOM’s) Senior Advisory Group (SAG), and U.S. Special Operations Command’s Futures Study Group. She has written and co-authored many works, including Anticipating a Nuclear Iran: Challenges for U.S. Security and Coalition Management and Escalation Control in a Multinuclear World.