Nathaniel Manni is a U.S. security contractor and an expert on international relations; focusing on security related issues. He has been published on multiple occasions and has written for the Jamestown Foundation, Global Security Studies and Wikistrat. He is a U.S. Army Veteran and current member of the Massachusetts National Guard. His education includes an Associate of Arts (AA) in Liberal Arts from Cape Cod Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Journalism (BSJ) from Suffolk University and a Master of Arts in Diplomacy (MDY) from Norwich University.