Roland Bartetzko

Roland Bartetzko is a former soldier with the German Army, the Kosovo Liberation Army and Croatian Defense Council and took part in extensive engagements during the conflicts in the Balkans. Bartetzko has a university degree in law and is currently working for a law firm in Pristina, Kosovo. He is also the primary writer and editor at his Unconventional War website and his guest article on counterinsurgency for GRI was republished on NATO's website.

The Syrian civil war has to be understood as a conflict that is surpassing national borders and which can’t be solved by military and diplomatic concentrated on only one small region.