Caroline Rose

Caroline Rose is the Director of the Strategic Blind Spots Portfolio at the New Lines Institute, where she leads the Project on the Captagon Trade and the Project on Post-Withdrawal Security Landscapes. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service teaching a graduate course on the nexus of illicit economies, armed conflict, and insecurity. Ms. Rose has repeatedly briefed US and partner country agencies, legislative bodies, and ministries on the captagon drug trade and the crime-conflict nexus in the Middle East, and her commentary has been featured in the Washington Post, CNN, Al Jazeera, BBC news, and other outlets.