Obrad Kesic

 

Obrad Kesic is a Senior Partner with TSM Global Consultants, LLC. Over the last decade TSM has created a strategic and innovative resource for U.S. and international companies, political and business leaders and for public and private investments funds.
Mr. Kesic has helped TSM develop a well-respected and extensive international network of partners and associates.
Over the last two decades, Mr. Kesic has worked with governments, political leaders and with nongovernmental organizations in South Eastern Europe.  Mr. Kesic also serves as a consultant on Balkan affairs for various US and international organizations and agencies. Mr. Kesic has provided analysis and briefings for US government agencies and officials, including The Department of State, The Department of Defense and the United States Agency for International Development.  Mr. Kesic also provides frequent commentary and analysis for the US and international media, including for National Public Radio, CNN International, The Voice of America, USA Today, and Monitor Radio.  Mr. Kesic has authored dozens of articles and essays on Balkan affairs and on US foreign policy.  He is a frequent speaker to community, professional and scholarly groups.
Mr. Kesic is also currently working with the Balkan countries on behalf of the Congressional National Prayer Breakfast.  Mr. Kesic is a life-long Democrat and has been involved in Democratic Party work for the last 12 years. He is a member of the National Democratic Ethnic Coordinating Council (NDECC) and is a founding member of the National Democratic Ethnic Leadership Council (NDELC).
Mr. Kesic is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Religion and Public Policy.

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Drina Vlastelic Rajic

 
Drina Vlastelic Rajic is Partner at TSM Global Consultants LLC; Washington, DC. TSM Global Consultants, LLC (TSM) has been serving and providing strategic advice to U.S. clients and clients in eight European and Southeast European countries since 2002. TSM Partners and Associates have over 20 years of international business experience, working in the countries of the Balkans, the former Soviet Union and in Washington, DC. Among its services, TSM specializes in Corporate Clients and Individual Investor Services, Political Parties and Political Candidates Strategic Services, Event and Meeting Management, Political Analysis, Strategic Planning and Risk Assessment. TSM experts and associates provide professional leadership and complete services in the regions in which TSM has established a strong presence.

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Steven E. Meyer

 
Dr. Steven E. Meyer
Dr. Meyer recently retired as a professor of political science and national security studies at the National Defense University (NDU) in Washington, D.C. Prior to his appointment to the NDU, Dr. Meyer worked for many years as an analyst and senior manager for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Throughout his career, Dr. Meyer also has taught at as an adjunct professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. and on a rotational assignment at the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY.
Since retiring from the federal government, he has taken a position with TSM Global Consultants and is a Fellow at the Center for Public Justice. He specializes in political, economic, security and environmental issues. In addition, he regularly lectures on these issues in the U.S., Europe and Asia and contributes to several professional journals and books. In 2009 he contributed a chapter entitled “Kaleidoscopic Change in World Affairs: Emerging Patterns of Sovereignty and Governance,” which appeared in the book
Prospects and Ambiguities of Globalization
, sponsored in part by CPJ (Lexington Books, a division of Rowman and Littlefield). Currently, he is working on a book about the changing structure of the international system and articles on NATO (an update on a previous article), American fundamentalist support for the state of Israel and, jointly with a colleague, an article on “American Strategic Failure Since the End of the Cold War,” which will appear in the journal Current History next January.
Dr. Meyer received B.S. degrees in mathematics and political science from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and M.S. and PhD degrees in political science, respectively, from Fordham University in New York City and Georgetown University. He conducted specialized research and taught political science at the University of Glasgow, Scotland and conducted his dissertation research and taught at the University of Amsterdam and the Free University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Dr. Meyer is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic fraternity and Pi Sigma Alpha, the honorary political science fraternity.