Marta Kepe is a Senior Defense Analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation where her work supports the U.S. Department of Defense. Marta is interested in civilian-based national resistance, national resilience building, unconventional warfare, transatlantic defense, defense capability development, and military industry and logistics, and Russian military. Her recent work includes analysis of unconventional defense of the Baltic states and Baltic resilience preparations, comparative analysis of comprehensive/total defense approaches, foreign gray-zone activities, assessing future capability needs, and developing models for multilateral through-lifecycle capability management. Her work spans the United States, Europe, Russia, the Arctic, and Africa. She previously worked for RAND Europe, and the Latvian Ministry of Defense. She holds an MA from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.