Gabriel Lajeunesse

Major Gabriel C. Lajeunesse, U.S. Air Force, is a career Special Agent and Middle East / North Africa Area Specialist with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) where his work has focused on counterintelligence and counterterrorism. He has served as commander of AFOSI Detachment 113, Hill AFB, Utah, and Expeditionary Detachment 2409, Tallil Air Base, Iraq. He currently serves as a Political Military Planner on the Iran-Levant Policy Division, Directorate for Plans and Policy (J-5), Joint Staff. The views reflected herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components. 

Without smart choices and course corrections in the near term, the much debated decline of America could become a self-fulfilling prophecy.