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.

The Marines go ashore in a strategically insignificant patch of land?

A much bandied about event.

SWJ Editor Peter Munson appears this weekend on CDR Salamander's Midrats radio show.

A free conference in October 2012.

Historian and critic Paul Fussell died this week at 88.  Read his take on war.

Gian Gentile asks why Stanley McChrystal is teaching an "off-the-record" course at Yale.