Jacqueline (Jackie) Deal is the President and CEO of the Long Term Strategy Group (LTSG), a Washington, DC, defense firm that provides research and analysis on future trends and the emerging security environment. Her work has mostly focused on developments in East Asia and the Indo-Pacific region. Deal’s writings have appeared in the New York Times, the Weekly Standard, National Review, the American Interest, the National Interest, and the Journal of Strategic Studies, among other outlets. She earned her BA, summa cum laude, at Harvard and her MPhil and DPhil at Oxford. She was also a postdoctoral fellow and award-winning lecturer at Harvard. Deal is a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, an editorial board member of the US Army War College’s journal Parameters, and a co-founder of a non-profit called the American Academy for Strategic Education (AASE).