The authors listed below have published posts in the SWJ Blog. See also this separate list of authors published in the SWJ Blog.  We greatly appreciate these authors choosing to share their work to the community through us, and thank them for advancing the dialogue on the complex problems of small wars.

Speaking of complexity, this long list is in alphabetical order by first character of the byline, because that's how we've got the data.  If you're searching for a last name, try your browser's Find On Page search feature or our site search. 

Until our pre-Aug 2011 items areupdated, they will show SWJ Editors as the author due to the limitations of our prior system. You can see the real byline when you open the article.

The SWJ Blog is a multi-author blog powered by a coalition of the —and highly able.  We publish contributed guest posts from across the community, screened by SWJ Editors per our editorial policy.  We publish work we think credibly represents an important view that adds to the dialog, not work that reinforces any particular position.  We tend toward pragmatism but are otherwise agnostic of any particular platform; we host a neutral and open tent for serious thought and discussion, not a forum for advocacy.

We also offer a few regular contributors an outlet for their work as SWJ Bloggers. They are free to post what and when they want, without editorial direction or interference. Through their years of professional achievement, they've shown us they merit our trust and this vehicle for their thoughts. By pooling together, we achieve enough volume to keep things fresh for our readers, and we gain other synergies from the huge mountain of talent. But individual contributors are, in essence, writing their own blogs.

The current SWJ Bloggers, in alphabetical order are:  Crispin Burke, Robert Bunker, Robert Haddick, Dave Kilcullen, Malcolm Nance, John Sullivan.

 

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Author Bios

Dan Cox

Dan G. Cox is Associate Professor of Political Science at the School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  Dr. Cox has published in peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Peace Research, Parameters, The International Journal of Public Opinion Research and Congress and the Presidency.  Dr. Cox’s work has also appeared in journals such as Joint Force Quarterly, Terrorism Monitor and Small Wars Journal.  Dr. Cox’s work was cited in Foreign Policy Magazine online and the Straits Times of Singapore, the Bangkok Post, and the Somaliland Times.  His current research interests include identity and conflict, armed nation-building, counterinsurgency, terrorism, strategy and military planning, operational art, and security issues in Asia and Africa.  Dr. Cox is also a featured blogger on E-International Relations.

Dan Johanknecht

Dan Johanknecht has been a member of a Search and Rescue Team since 2012, and is qualified as a NASAR SARTEC II (Search & Rescue Technician II). He has worked on various security and information operations contracts for the US Government, with travel to numerous foreign locations. He was a Navy SEAL for a decade, and served as an intelligence analyst and liaison.

Daniel R. DePetris

 

Daniel R. DePetris is an independent researcher and a Small Wars Journal contributor.  All views expressed are the author's alone.

Daniel Rice

Daniel Rice is a West Point graduate and Kellogg MBA with expertise in US National Security interests with experience investing in energy, agriculture and water.  He served for two years in uniform in the Army in the Tigris River Valley, one in Iraq and one in Eastern Turkey.   He is the President of SunDial Capital Partners and has traveled extensively throughout Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen and most of the Middle East as an investor.  He is also an award-winning author and was awarded the Purple Heart after being hit by a roadside bomb while traveling to a meeting with Iraqis to discuss…agriculture, energy and water.

Darrell Fawley

Darrell E. Fawley, III, is a student in the Art of War Scholars Program at the Command and General Staff College.  He an infantry officer who has led combat units in Iraq and Afghanistan.  He holds a Level 1 certificate from CrossFit, Inc., placed 20th in the 2010 David E. Grange, Jr. Best Ranger Competition, and is a four time Ironman.

Dave Dilegge

Dave Dilegge is Editor-in-Chief of Small Wars Journal and serves as a Director at Small Wars Foundation. He is a retired USMCR Intelligence and Counterintelligence / HUMINT officer, and former USMC civilian intelligence analyst, as well as a defense consultant in the private sector. His son, David, is an Infantry Sergeant in the Big Red One.

Contact Dave at dave@smallwarsjournal.com.

Dave Duffy

LTC (Ret.) Dave Duffy is a Special Forces officer and combat veteran of Afghanistan who served 21 years of service with team and company time in 3rd SFG(A), last job before retirement was Chief of G3X, Special Programs at USASOC.  He is now Vice President of Strategic Studies for NEK, a SOF for life company that provides a wide range of auxiliary support services to SOF and DoD.

Dave Kilcullen

Dr. David Kilcullen is the founding President and CEO of Caerus Associates LLC, a strategic design consultancy with a focus on the overlapping problems of conflict, climate change, energy, health and governance.  Caerus operates in challenging environments worldwide, from the field to the policy level, with a presence on four continents and provides design solutions for NGOs, communities, private industry and government.

David Abel

Major David Abel is a career Air Force cyber operations officer currently studying Irregular Warfare at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He has a B.S. in Information Systems from Wright State University and M.S. in Management from Colorado Technical University. He has deployed to four contingency locations since 9/11.

David C. Eckley

David C. Eckley is an Army intelligence officer and cartographic scientist with four years’ experience in U.S. Southern Command’s Joint Operations Area.  He most recently served as the J2 for Joint Task Force Bravo in Honduras from 2011-2012.  He is the author of the article “Evaluating the spatiotemporal clustering of traffic incidents,” published in the academic journal Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

David Kuhn

David A. Kuhn provides specialized law enforcement and first responder training throughout the United States, focusing on terrorism incident response and threat mitigation. His is a recognized authority in the area of military standoff weapons, MANPADS (Man-Portable Air Defense Systems), and forensic analysis of areas where such weapons or explosives have been deployed.

David Kuhn

David A. Kuhn provides specialized law enforcement and first responder training throughout the United States, focusing on terrorism incident response, threat mitigation, and interdiction.  He is is a recognized authority in the area of military standoff weapons and deployment, MANPADS (Man-Portable Air Defense Systems), and forensic analysis of incident areas where such weapons or explosives have been deployed.  Additionally, Mr. Kuhn has developed a number of comprehensive, advanced training courses designed to provide law enforcement agencies and Special Response Teams with the knowledge needed to address these emerging threats.

 

David L. Wilcox

COL David L. Wilcox is currently the Chief of Staff of TF-51. He commanded at the company, battalion and brigade levels and is a graduate of School of Advance Military Studies and Senior Service College Fellowship at UT Austin.

David S. Maxwell

David S. Maxwell is the Associate Director of the Center for Security Studies in the School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University.  He is a retired US Army Special Forces Colonel with command and staff assignments in Korea, Japan, Germany, the Philippines, and CONUS, and served as a member of the military faculty teaching national security at the National War College.  He is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, the Command and General Staff College, the School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth and the National War College, National Defense University.

David Wise

David Wise is a businessman who works outside of the government contracting and defense world.  He has a great interest in international affairs and national security and publishes frequent opinion pieces out of personal interest.  In the national security field he has written frequent opinion pieces in Jane's Defence Weekly and has also appeared in Armed Forces Journal, Navy Times and the the journal published by the US Navy Postgraduate School.  He has an MALD degree in international business from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  He is also a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.