Gary Anderson

Gary Anderson is a retired Marine Corps Colonel who has been a civilian advisor in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is an adjunct professor at the George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.

Let's make something clear, the civil war in Libya will not end in a stalemate. The French will likely intervene with ground forces and topple the Gaddafi regime, and they will probably do it within...

The Closers (Part III): Civilians in the Hold Phase by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the Full Article: Civilians in the Hold Phase The second or "Hold" phase of a counterinsurgency will likely not...

The Closers (Part 2): Civilians in the Clear Phase of a Counterinsurgency by Colonel Gary Anderson Download The Full Article: Civilians in the Clear Phase of a Counterinsurgency The transition from a...

The Closers (Part 1): How Insurgencies End by Colonel Gary Anderson Download The Full Article: The Closers (Part 1): How Insurgencies End In my last experience in Iraq, I was one of the civilian...

Has the founder of Wikileaks' become an enemy combatant, and if so, is he a legitimate military target? Julian Assange made a conscious decision to release wartime classified information on his...

Cholera in Haiti?   Send in the Marines by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the Full Article: Cholera in Haiti? Send in the Marines The Cholera outbreak in Haiti is an utterly...