September 20 2012
Nick Dowling is the founder and president of IDS International
, a national security consulting firm with both government and private sector clients, providing training for interagency, non-lethal, and "smart power" situations. Before founding IDS, Mr. Dowling served as the Director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, where he coordinated Bosnia and Kosovo policy. He has also worked as a defense fellow in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as a senior fellow at the National Defense University, and as a policy adviser for two Presidential campaigns and a US Senate campaign.