Brian T. Kennedy is President of the American Strategy Group, a think tank
dedicated to understanding the strategic threats to the United States. Mr. Kennedy is
also a board member and senior fellow of the Claremont Institute where he served as
president from 2002 to 2015. During his 25-year tenure at the Claremont Institute, he
directed their Golden State Center in Sacramento, their National Security Project, and
served as publisher of the Claremont Review of Books.
Mr. Kennedy is the chairman of the Committee on the Present Danger: China,
founded in March of 2019. He is also a member of the Independent Working Group
on Missile Defense. Mr. Kennedy is the author of Communist China’s War Inside
America by Encounter Books (June 2020). His articles on national security affairs and
public policy issues have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, National Review, Investor's
Business Daily, and Hillsdale College’s Imprimis. He is a regular on The Bill Bennett Show
Podcast. Mr. Kennedy was a National Security Surrogate for Donald Trump at the
Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July 2016. Mr. Kennedy is a native
Californian and a graduate of Claremont McKenna College.