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Graham E. Fuller is currently a resident senior political consultant at RAND Corporation in Washington, DC, and is a former Vice-Chairman of the National Intelligence Council at CIA.
Fuller received his BA and MA at Harvard University in Russian and Middle Eastern studies. He served 20 years in the Foreign Service, mostly the Muslim World, working in Germany, Turkey, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, North Yemen, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong, for nearly 17 years of overseas experience. In 1982 he was appointed the National Intelligence Officer for Near East and South Asia at CIA, and in 1986 Vice-Chairman of the National Intelligence Council at CIA, with overall responsibility for all national level strategic forecasting.
In 1988 Fuller left government and joined the RAND Corporation where his primary work has been on the Middle East, Central Asia, South and Southeast Asia, and ethnic problems of the former Soviet Union.