Benjamin Luxenberg was formerly an Associate Scholar in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Program on National Security. He previously served four years in the United States Marine Corps as a communications officer. His roles included platoon commander, squadron S-6 (communications advisor), squadron S-4 (logistics advisor), squadron S-3A (assistant operations officer), and company operations officer. He has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Jerusalem Post, and San Diego Union-Tribune. He has also been quoted in media outlets such as the Christian Science Monitor. He received a BA in economics and history from Brandeis University and a joint MBA/MPA from Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.