James King

Major James King is currently serving as a Brigade Senior Intelligence Officer (S2) for a Stryker Brigade Combat Team.  While serving over 20 years in the National Guard, Army Reserve, and Active Army, MAJ King has held multiple leadership positions in the Military Police, Infantry and Intelligence fields as well as deploying three times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Major King holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Washington and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Intelligence from American Military University.  The opinions in this article are the author’s alone and do not reflect the position of the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.

A Small Wars Journal and Military Writers Guild Writing Contest Finalist Article

Contrary to what the subtitle says you will not learn to “think like the enemy” by reading the book Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy by Micah Zenko.