Mark Kennedy

Strategic Competition

Rival powers seeking to conform global norms with their authoritarian regimes has spurred strategic competition. America should cooperate when interests align but must dedicate itself to winning the technology race, preserving its security edge and leading effective economic statecraft to secure its prosperity and peace.

Winning the Tech Race

Preserving Security Edge

Leading Economic Statecraft

Global Fellow - The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
United States Air and Space Force Civic Leader
President Emeritus, University of Colorado
United States Congress (Minnesota) 2001 - 2007

Featured Media

How the US can lead in the ‘Space Century’

OpEd in The Hill - April 27,2022

PLAYING OFFENSE IN RACE FOR TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP

WILSON CENTER POLICY BRIEF - APRIL 2022

Marine Corps Risks Moving Too Fast, but Also Too Slow

Letter to Wall Street Journal - April 2, 2022
Just as English longbows at Agincourt overcame French armored knights, so too Ukraine’s shoulder-launched antitank missiles and drones are holding off Russia’s artillery. We must focus on the capabilities to deter China, not on preserving legacy systems and structures more suited to past conflicts.

Awarding Amb. Jon Huntsman Champion of Free Trade Award

Economic Club of Minnesota - March 8, 2022
As Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Economic Club of Minnesota, I helped establish the Bill Frenzel Champion of Free Trade Award to promote the importance of expanded trade.

UND: ACE AWARD FOR INSTITUTIONAL TRANSFORMATION

Awarded March 8, 2022
I appreciated current University of North Dakota Andrew Armacost recognizing my contributions as the immediate past President of UND as he accepted UND's American Council on Education / Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. Congrats to whole UND Team.

KENNEDY'S LEGACY WILL BE ADVANCES IN DIVERSITY AND CU'S ONLINE PROGRAMS

OP ED BY HANK BROWN - DENVER POST - MAY 29, 2021