Stratfor Analysts

The Stratfor intelligence team includes individuals from around the world who are highly engaged in global affairs and frequently quoted in the news media. Below is a small selection of some of our regional & topical experts.

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Nate Hughes

Chief of Intelligence Operations Print Text Size

Nate Hughes coordinates Stratfor's Intelligence Department and aligns the company's analytical resources with its business strategy. He ensures that the analytical team works efficiently and meets expectations while strictly adhering to Stratfor's checks and balances for analytic excellence.

Hughes is also a military expert, focusing on global defense issues and providing essential military context for wider geopolitical analysis. He has briefed top military and government agencies and addresses organizations around the world, from the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., to the National Security Coordination Secretariat in Singapore.

In addition to briefings, Hughes plays a major role in creating many custom client reports and articles for Stratfor's website. He is often featured in major media
the BBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, Newsweek, Popular
 Mechanics, The Christian Science
 Monitor, Navy Times and National Journal.
 He is a 
 of the U.S.


  • Recent military conflict in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Georgia
  • Military Strategy
  • Amphibious and Naval Warfare
  • Nuclear, Space and Strategic Forces