Guido Torres is a national security professional with over two decades of experience working on sensitive intelligence and special operations, supporting military and interagency campaigns. He is a Department of Defense Civilian and was a National Security Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center (2022-2023), where he works with the Defense Project. Prior to joining the civil service in 2014, Guido served in the US Army, focusing on the Indo-Pacific and the Western Hemisphere. His expertise includes Latin America and the Caribbean, counterterrorism, strategic competition, and irregular warfare. He holds a BA in Intelligence Studies from American Military University and is an MA candidate in Global Security and Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Guido’s research interests include political warfare, gray zone tactics, Latin American policy, and the cross-section between intelligence and technology policy.