Alden Wahlstrom is a Program Associate for Jamestown’s Global Terrorism Analysis program and assists with editing the Terrorism Monitor and Militant Leadership Monitor publications. He graduated with high honors from the University of Maryland, earning a B.A. in Government and Politics and Russian Language and Literature. After graduation, Mr. Wahlstrom moved to Moscow, Russia for advanced language study.
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