Expertise: European security, U.S.-Russia relations, security assistance, U.S. foreign policy
Max Bergmann is a senior fellow at American Progress, where he focuses on European security and U.S.-Russia policy. From 2011 to 2017, he served in the U.S. Department of State in a number of different positions, including as a member of the secretary of state’s policy planning staff, where he focused on political-military affairs and nonproliferation; special assistant to the undersecretary for arms control and international security; speechwriter to then-Secretary of State John Kerry; and senior adviser to the assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs. Prior to serving in the State Department, he worked at American Progress as a military and nonproliferation policy analyst and at the National Security Network as the deputy policy director. Bergmann received his master’s degree from the London School of Economics in comparative politics and his bachelor’s degree from Bates College.
By Max Bergmann
|Impeachment Trial Witnesses: Who the Senate Should Call and What They Know||Center for American Progress Action||January 15, 2020|
|Mueller reveals US and Europe have a Russia problem||The Progressive Post||April 8, 2019|
|The Russians Are Coming in 2020. Dems Don’t Have to Be Victims This Time.||The Daily Beast||February 26, 2019|
|Conspiracy Against the United States: The Story of Trump and Russia||Center for American Progress Action||November 27, 2018|
|Russiagate: The Depth of Collusion||Center for American Progress Action||August 2, 2017|