Peter J. Munson

Peter J. Munson is a Marine officer, author, and Middle East specialist.  He is the author of War, Welfare, and Democracy: Rethinking America's Quest for the End of History (Potomac, 2013) and Iraq in Transition: The Legacy of Dictatorship and the Prospects for Democracy (Potomac, 2009) and .  A frequent contributor to multiple journals and blogs, including his own, he was also the Editor of the Small Wars Journal from January 2012 to June 2013.  You can follow his Twitter feed @peterjmunson and find his LinkedIn profile here.  He is leaving the Marine Corps in summer 2013.

A U.S. soldier reportedly massacred up to 16 Afghans in the Panjway district of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Will We Ever Stop Bleeding Talent? An interview with Tim Kane by Roxanne Bras at Defense Entrepreneurs Forum.

In my last week as editor, a moment to say thanks.

Beware the lure of "credibility."

Click through to a few SWJ articles on Chechnya and the separatist insurgency there.

SWJ contributor Robert Kozloski on Admiral Zumwalt.