Boris Ryvkin is a corporate attorney, independent author and foreign affairs analyst, and former National Security Advisor to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz. In addition to working at several international law firms, Boris was a research intern at the American Enterprise Institute and Hudson Institute, focusing on defense issues and political developments in Russia, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe. His work has appeared in The Diplomat, Business Insider, The National Interest, the Cornell International Law Journal, The Eastern Project, and Atlantic Sentinel. Follow him on Twitter, @BRyvkin.