Samuel Charap
United States
Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation. His research interests include the political economy and foreign policies of Russia and the former Soviet states; European and Eurasian regional security; and US-Russia deterrence, strategic stability and arms control.

Samuel Charap was the Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (2012–2017). Prior to joining the IISS, he served at the U.S. Department of State as Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security and on the Secretary's Policy Planning Staff, covering Russia and Eurasia.

Samuel Charap's book on the Ukraine crisis, Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia (co-authored with Timothy J. Colton, 2017). His articles have appeared in The Washington Quarterly, Foreign Affairs, Survival, International Herald Tribune, Guardian, Current History and several other newspapers and journals.