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.

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...

Afghanistan: It Never Hurts to Talk by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the Full Article: Afghanistan: It Never Hurts to Talk Some pundits have questioned the wisdom of General Petraeus' decision that...