Michael McBride

Michael McBride, a graduate of the Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, is a former Ranger and Army Infantry Officer who deployed three times to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  He currently works as a consultant for Department of Defense.  The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone.

The deal brokered by Secretary Kerry to end the election deadlock is a troubling sign for Afghanistan’s future.

An Uncomfortable War in the Graveyard of Empires: Applying the Manwaring Paradigm to the Soviet-Afghan War

The Art of Restraining the Knife: Understanding the Limits of Drone Strikes in Pakistan