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Christina Lin is a Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS-Johns Hopkins University, focusing on China-Mediterranean and NATO relations. She was a Visiting Academic Fellow at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin and a former Transatlantic Academy Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Dr. Lin has extensive US government experience working on China security issues, including policy planning at the US Department of Defense, the National Security Council, and US Department of State.

Her foreign policy portfolio includes defense planning; transatlantic cooperation with China on non-traditional security issues; and regional security architecture such as OSCE and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Prior to entering government service, she worked in the private sector at Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs in London.

A widely published analyst in Germany, Israel and the U.S., Dr. Lin has been a key author of the annual China file for Jane’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Intelligence Centre at IHS Jane’s, and her papers have been cited in publications such as the Korea HeraldAsia TimesWall Street JournalLos Angeles TimesCNNAl JazeeraGulf NewsHurriyet Daily and Jerusalem Post.

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