Dr. Goure is a Vice President with the Lexington Institute, a nonprofit
public-policy research organization headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. He is
involved in a wide range of issues as part of the institute's national security
Dr Goure has held senior positions in both the private sector and the U.S.
Government. Most recently, he was a member of the 2001 Department of Defense
Transition Team. Dr. Goure spent two years in the U.S. Government as the
director of the Office of Strategic Competitiveness in the Office of the
Secretary of Defense. He also served as a senior analyst on national security
and defense issues with the Center for Naval Analyses, Science Applications
International Corporation, SRS Technologies, R&D Associates and System
Prior to joining the Lexington Institute, Dr. Goure was the Deputy Director,
International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International
Studies. At CSIS, Dr. Goure was responsible for analyses of: U.S. national
security policy, the future of conflict and warfare, the information revolution,
counter-proliferation, and defense industrial management. He directed analyses
of emerging security issues with a special emphasis on U.S. military
capabilities in the next century.
Dr. Goure also has done extensive consulting and teaching. From 1990 to 1991
he led a study for the U.S. Institute of Peace on deterrence after the INF
Treaty. Dr. Goure has consulted for the Departments of State, Defense and
Energy. He has taught or lectured at the Johns Hopkins University, the Foreign
Service Institute, the National War College, the Naval War College, the Air War
College, and the Inter-American Defense College. Since 2001, Dr. Goure has been
an adjunct professor in graduate programs at the Center for Peace and Security
Studies at Georgetown University, and an adjunct professor at National Defense
University since 2002 -- teaching a Homeland Security course at both.
Dr. Goure is a well-known and respected presence in the national and
international media, having been interviewed by all the major networks, CNN,
Fox, the BBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal,
The Christian Science Monitor, the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. He
has been published extensively in over two dozen journals and periodicals. He is
also an NBC national security military analyst.
Dr. Goure holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in international relations and
Russian Studies from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Government and
History from Pomona College.