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.

Ivo Daalder on the NATO Summit and the struggle to succeed Sistani.

BG Mark Arnold argues for personnel reforms in an essay in Armed Forces Journal.

The Center for National Policy offers a report on a new way ahead.

A Harvard Business Review blog entry discusses the leaders in our midst.

The more things change...  A storied letter that keeps coming back.

A Foreign Affairs article asks if we are prepared to pay the true costs of the promises we have made in Afghanistan.