Dr. Henry J. Kenny

Hank Kenny is a senior analyst and studies director at the Center for Naval Analyses, where he has directed projects on U.S. strategy for the past 13 years. A Company Commander, Special Forces Team Commander, and Province Advisor in Vietnam, he was wounded during the Tet Offensive of 1968. He subsequently taught international relations at West Point, graduate courses on causes of war and theories of conflict resolution at American University and George Washington University, and international politics at the Institute for International Relations in Hanoi. He has served with the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, the American Embassy Tokyo (Special Assistant to Mike Mansfield), and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. A frequent visitor to Vietnam after the war, he is the author of The American Role in Vietnam and East Asia: Between Two Revolutions (Praeger: 1984), and Shadow of the Dragon: Vietnam’s Continuing Struggle with China and the Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy, (Brassey’s: 2002).