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CIRA’s Joe McReynolds Named a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations

By June 23, 2021March 28th, 2023No Comments

RESTON, Va. (June 23, 2021) – SOSi announced today that Joe McReynolds, a China analyst with its Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis, was named a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is one of the nation’s preeminent nonpartisan organizations devoted to the theory and practice of foreign policy. Its Term Member program provides mid-career foreign policy professionals the opportunity to prepare for leadership in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy, allowing them to interact with seasoned foreign policy experts and participate in a wide variety of specialist events. Each year, a new class of term members between the ages of 30 and 36 is elected to serve a fixed five-year membership term.

In addition to his work at CIRA, Mr. McReynolds is the China Security Studies Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation and a co-founder of the China Cyber and Intelligence Studies Institute. He is the lead editor and co-author of China’s Evolving Military Strategy (2016) and the upcoming Chinese Information Warfare (2021). He has expertise in a range of Sino-American national security issues, including China’s technology exfiltration efforts, information warfare operations, defense science and technology development, and I.T. sector civil-military integration.

SOSi’s Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis (CIRA) is an in-house think tank that conducts in-depth open-source research and analysis on complex international issues to provide insights that inform national security strategy.

Founded in 1989, SOSi is the largest private, family-owned and operated technology and services integrator in the aerospace, defense, and government services industry. Its global portfolio includes cybersecurity, software development, intelligence analysis, and military logistics. For more information, visit

Jamie Graybeal
Vice President for Public Affairs and Government Relations