Commentary, Perspective, and Insight on Politics, Economics and International Affairs 





Kent Harrington has more than 40 years of experience on trade, economic, defense, and foreign policy issues as a specialist on intelligence analysis and Asia.  

At the Central Intelligence Agency, he served four Directors of Central Intelligence as the National Intelligence Officer for East Asia and worked with leaders around the world in several assignments, including as chief of station in Asia.  As CIA’s Director of Public Affairs, he played a major role in providing greater public access to intelligence and in crisis management.  

At Harrington Group, he has provided politico-economic advice and analysis to Fortune 100 companies in the United States, Europe and Asia.  Mr. Harrington has a BA from Duke University and an MA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. 

His commentary and analysis appear frequently on air and in newspapers, magazines and journals around the world.

Kent Michael Harrington

Analyst, Journalist, Author and National Security Affairs Expert

Kent Harrington, a former senior CIA analyst, served as National Intelligence Officer for East Asia, Chief of Station in Asia and the CIA's Director of Public Affairs.