Morgan Smiley

Morgan Smiley is an active duty Army officer currently serving as an advisor to a mechanized infantry battalion of the Saudi Arabian National Guard.  His previous assignments include advisor to Iraqi security forces and to Afghan security forces.<

The Pacific may be the preferred focus of the US government, but the Middle East seems to be the preferred focus of US industry.  Perhaps there is something to the maxim “Business is war...

Like it or not, we are the modern equivalent of the empire upon which the sun never sets with the responsibilities that go with it.

 An Army sized for the pre-9/11 two-war strategy makes little sense.

Morgan Smiley recommends that we convince the Afghan government to raise a limited number of Afghan units led by US Soldiers.

Some disruptive thoughts on future defense initiatives from Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dust off the plans from 2009, Here is a "Way" to Organize for the Transition Mission