Korde Inniss is an Air Force veteran and graduate of Morehouse College. While attending Morehouse, he participated in the Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program, which fueled his interest in a career in the Foreign Service. After graduation, Korde was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. During his time in the military, he served as an Intelligence Officer and was assigned to the Air Force Special Operations Command in Afghanistan and Iraq. He also served as a Combat Aviation Advisor for partner nation forces in both Malaysia and Panama. After departing from the U.S. Air Force in 2019, Korde was awarded the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship. 

With the help of this fellowship, Korde pursued a Masters of Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School. Upon successful completion of this program, Korde became a Foreign Service Officer in the United States Department of State. Korde’s research interests include international relations, terrorism and counterterrorism, and international security. 

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