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Author Bios

Ruben Stewart (1)

Ruben Stewart has spent the last twenty years serving as a New Zealand Army officer and as a civilian. He has served as an advisor to NATO and a consultant to the US, UK and other allied governments, international organisations and NGOs, in conflict and post-conflict environments and the developing world in the fields of peace-keeping, counterinsurgency, stability, reconstruction, humanitarian and development operations including governance, disarmament, reintegration, elections and security sector reform.

Brandon C. Miller (1)

Brandon C. Miller is a civilian All-Source Intelligence Analyst. His past experience includes Non-Commissioned Officer experience in the 10th Mountain Division with deployments to Hawijah, Iraq in 2007-08, and Kunduz, Afghanistan in 2010. Brandon currently works in the field of counter-terrorism. Special thanks to Benjamin York, PMP and LTC Christina Bloss, for editorial review. 

Marc J. Sanborn (1)

MAJ Marc J. Sanborn, U.S. Army, is an engineer officer currently assigned as a student in the Command and General Staff Officer Course at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  He holds a B.S. in civil engineering from the U.S. Military Academy, an M.S. in Engineering Management from Missouri Science & Technology, an M.S. in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and has deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq. The views expressed are solely those of the author and do not reflect the official viewpoints or policies of the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.

José de la Pisa (1)

José de la Pisa is Major of the Spanish Marine corps. He graduated from Spanish Naval Academy in 1997, and joined the special forces in 2000.  During his career has been deployed in Lebanon and Somalia. In 2006 attended the Spanish Marine Amphibious Expeditionary Warfare School, and in 2011 graduated from Command Staff Course in the US Marines Corps University. He also graduated in Master in Military Studies in the same university in 2011. He is currently post in the Spanish Navy Head Quarters.

Nathaniel Rosenblatt (1)

Nathaniel Rosenblatt leads Caerus’s research and analysis initiatives focusing on the Middle East and Northern Africa. Prior to joining Caerus, Nate spent three years developing research capacity at The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). He received his MA in International Relations with a Middle East concentration from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he wrote his dissertation on opposition politics in Syria. In addition to working at the university, Nate participated as an international elections observer in Iraq’s national elections in March 2010 and co-edited a journal on the impact of the Arab Spring in November 2011. A Middle Eastern food junkie, Nate is on a constant, world-wide search for authentic kibbeh.

Norman T. Lihou (1)

Norman T. Lihou has twenty-seven years of experience as an intelligence professional in the Intelligence Community. With multiple deployments to Iraq and a tour of Afghanistan, he has worked the terrorism/threat network problem set since 1985. Recent analysis concentrated on cross-boundary network analysis of key individuals whose connections enabled multiple insurgency capabilities and threats in Afghanistan and Pakistan. He has taught at the US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Defense Intelligence Agency, National Defense University, Army War College, NATO C-IED Center of Excellence and the Joint Forces Training Centre.

Brenda Bi Hui Ong (1)

Brenda Bi Hui Ong is currently reading for an MA in Security Studies program (2012) at Georgetown University, and works for the Singapore Police Force. She also holds a BA (Hons) in Politics, Psychology and Sociology (2011) from the University of Cambridge.

James K. Greer (1)

Jim Greer is a Retired Cavalry Officer who served on the Inter-German Border during the Cold War, the Balkans in the 90s, and Iraq and Afghanistan post-9/11. When not serving in combat units his assignments were in leader development and designing future Army forces. Twitter: @jamesgreer77 Permanent email; 2550175@gmail.com

Fahad Malaikah (1)

Fahad Malaikah is a Research Associate at the National Defense University’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies.

William J. Flavin (1)

Professor Bill Flavin is the Assistant Director of the U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, located at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  Professor Flavin has written on peace and stability operations doctrine, concepts, education and training.

Scott R. Lewis (1)

Mr. Scott R. Lewis is a Senior Management Analyst with the Office for the Secretary of Defense.  He recently returned from a 12-month tour in Kabul, Afghanistan as a part of the Ministry of Defense Advisors Program where he served as the Director for Ministerial Development and Transition for Police Development at the NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan.

Keith Vore (1)

Colonel (Retired) Keith Vore graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1980 and served as an infantry officer in the US Army for over 26 years, commanding at the company, battalion and brigade level.  Since February 2008, he has served on the faculty of the University of Foreign Military and Cultural Studies—the Army’s “red team school."

Matthew Miller (1)

Major Matthew Miller is a Signal Corps Officer and an Assistant Professor in West Point’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department.  He holds an M.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a B.S. from West Point.  He has served as a Brigade and Battalion Signal Officer as well as Company Commander in 1st Cavalry Division, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Michael Weigand (1)

First Lieutenant Michael Weigand is a Ranger qualified, Airborne, Expert Infantryman currently serving as the executive officer of HHC, 1-12 CAV, a Combined Arms Battalion. He holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy in Computer Science. Previously he interned as an adviser for the Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Command, and has participated in internships with DARPA, USC Institute for Creative Technologies, and iRobot.

Khirin A. Bunker (1)

Khirin A. Bunker is in the political science honors program at the University of California Riverside and is a co-founder and a Director of the Political Science Society. He has interned at the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy and holds an International Baccalaureate (IB) degree. He supports SWJ-El Centro anthology book production and is presently researching refugee and depopulation of village issues related to the criminal insurgencies in Mexico.