Samuel Bendett

CNA Adversary Analysis Group

Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA Adversary Analysis Group, where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. He is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. His work involves research on the Russian defense and technology developments, unmanned and autonomous military systems and Artificial Intelligence, as well as Russian military capabilities and decision-making during crises. He is also a Member of CNA’s Center for Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence, and an honorary Mad Scientist with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Mad Scientist Initiative. Samuel Bendett received his M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, Tufts University and B.A. in Politics and English from Brandeis University. He has native fluency in Russian.