General Philip Breedlove

Distinguished Professor of the Practice and CETS Senior Fellow

Member Of:
  • School of International Affairs


General “Phil” Breedlove joins the Sam Nunn School after retiring as NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe and the US European Command Commander. In these capacities he commanded all US and Allied troops in Afghanistan, Kosovo as well as all NATO operations across Europe and the Mediterranean. As a Distinguished Professor, a title he shares with Sam Nunn, he works with faculty, staff and students on security issues and policy, further he facilitates a number of projects, classes and presentations to advance these same thoughts. General Breedlove brings a wealth of both deep and recent experience in our world’s toughest security and policy issues as well as leadership in situations spanning both peace and conflict.


Research Fields:
  • International Security Policy
  • Regional Security Challenges
  • Europe
  • Europe (North)
  • Europe - United Kingdom
  • National Security
  • Non-Traditional Security Challenges


  • INTA-3773: Global Issues&Leadership