James Lamond is a fellow at American Progress, where he focuses on issues related to U.S.-Russia relations and European politics and security. He brings more than a decade of experience in foreign policy research and analysis in both the private and nonprofit sectors. Lamond previously served as director of research and policy at the National Security Network, where he led a team of analysts examining a wide range of national security issues. Most recently, Lamond worked at the Glover Park Group, where he advised Fortune 500 companies, major foundations, the U.S. government, and international agencies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Rowan University and a master’s degree in global affairs from Rutgers University.

By James Lamond
Any Kosovo-Serbia Deal Needs the European UnionCenter for American ProgressJune 24, 2020
The Weakest Link: Russian Influence Operation in the Netherlands Reveals Vulnerabilities in EU Foreign Policy PowersCenter for American ProgressMay 7, 2020
A Sanctions Relief Solution for RussiaThe National InterestApril 21, 2020
Authoritarian Regimes Seek To Take Advantage of the Coronavirus PandemicCenter for American ProgressApril 6, 2020
The US Should Be Leading the Global Response to the Coronavirus CrisisCenter for American ProgressMarch 26, 2020
Coronavirus May Be the EU’s Hardest Test YetCenter for American ProgressMarch 18, 2020
Russian Flags Over an American BaseCenter for American ProgressDecember 6, 2019
Bill Barr’s Witch HuntJust SecurityOctober 17, 2019
The Geopolitics of a Political ScandalCenter for American ProgressSeptember 21, 2019
Democratic ResilienceCenter for American ProgressSeptember 3, 2019
Using Transparency to Deter Russia’s Asymmetric Attacks on the WestCenter for American ProgressApril 10, 2019
Understanding and Combating Russian and Chinese Influence OperationsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 28, 2019
The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United StatesCenter for American ProgressOctober 3, 2018
What Cannot Be on the Table at the Trump-Putin SummitJust SecurityJuly 13, 2018
Rex Tillerson Was a Horrible Secretary of State. Mike Pompeo Could Be Worse.The National InterestMarch 14, 2018
Trump’s Attitude Toward Russia Sanctions Makes a Mockery of the United StatesForeign PolicyMarch 1, 2018
The Russification of the NRANew York Daily NewsFebruary 9, 2018
Trump’s White House Is Using Putin’s Lying Kremlin TacticsNewsweekJanuary 5, 2018
Is Russian Money Funding Trump’s Defense Against Collusion Charges?NewsweekDecember 11, 2017
The Kremlin Defense FundSlateNovember 16, 2017
Russian Money and Trump’s Legal DefenseJust SecurityNovember 16, 2017