Mike Mazarr

Dr. Mazarr is Professor of National Security Strategy at the U.S. National War College. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Henry L. Stimson Center. Dr. Mazarr has been Senior Vice President for Business Trends and Knowledge Sharing at the Electronic Industries Alliance. He worked for over ten years at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, holding various posts including project director and editor of the Washington Quarterly, and also spent two years as legislative assistant and chief writer for Congressman Dave McCurdy. His books include Global Trends 2005, Missile Defenses and Asian-Pacific Security; START and the Future of Deterrence; Toward a Nuclear Peace: The Future of Nuclear Weapons in U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy; North Korea and the Bomb: A Case Study in Nonproliferation; Turning Point: The Gulf War and the Future of Military Strategy (co-editor); Desert Storm: The Gulf War and What We Learned (with Don Snider and James Blackwell); and Light Forces and the Future of U.S. Military Strategy.  The views expressed here are his own and do not reflect the policy or position of the Department of Defense or US government.

Dr. Mazarr provides a corrective to Kohlmann's view of professional military education.