Maxwell Simon is a program coordinator and research assistant with the Project on Nuclear Issues in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government and history. Prior to joining CSIS, he held positions as a junior research fellow at the Tony Blair Institute in London and as a legislative intern in the United States Senate. His current research interests include asymmetric security threats and long-standing conflicts in South Asia and the Middle East.