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Author Bios

Brad Fultz (2)

Brad Fultz is a Marine Major currently stationed at Marine Corps University and member of the AF/PAK Hands Program

Kevin Benson (2)

Kevin Benson, Ph.D., Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired, is currently a seminar leader at the University of Foreign Military and Cultural Studies at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.  He holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy, an M.S. from The Catholic University of America, an MMAS from the School of Advanced Military Studies and a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.  During his career, COL Benson served with the 5th Infantry Division, the 1st Armored Division, the 1st Cavalry Division, the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, XVIII Airborne Corps and Third U.S. Army. He also served as the Director, School of Advanced Military Studies. These are his own opinions and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Army or Department of Defense.
 

Edward J. McDonnell III (2)

Edward J. McDonnell III, CFA has integrated a previous career in international banking into several tours of developmental diplomacy in provincial reconstruction teams, host-country institutions, a U.S. Embassy and a U.S. Army command through work with the Departments of State and Defense as well as USAID and the Peace Corps.

Thomas J. Buonomo (2)

Thomas J. Buonomo is a former Military Intelligence Officer, U.S. Army.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Middle East Studies from the U.S. Air Force Academy and is pursuing a career in conflict analysis and prevention.  

Paul Rexton Kan (2)

Paul Rexton Kan is currently an Associate Professor of National Security Studies and the Henry L. Stimson Chair of Military Studies at the US Army War College. He is also the author of the book Drugs and Contemporary Warfare (Potomac Books, 2009). He recently completed field research along the US-Mexico border for his forthcoming book, Cartels at War: Mexico's Drug Fueled Violence and the Threat to US National Security (Potomac Books).

Kip Whittington (2)

Kip Whittington is a Research Associate at the National Defense University’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies. He holds an MA in International Affairs, with concentrations in Middle East Regional Studies and Defense Policy & Military Affairs, from Texas A&M University’s George H.W. Bush School of Government and Public Service. Please note that the views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and do not represent the official policy or position of the National Defense University, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.

Luis Jorge Garay (2)

Industrial Engineer and Magister in Economics, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia). Ph. D. in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, U.S.). Visiting Scholar at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge (U.K.). Visiting Scholar and Consultant at the InterAmerican Development Bank, the United Nations, the National Planning Department and Ministries of Finance, Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs in Colombia. Director of the National Process of Verification of Human, Social and Economic Rights of the forced displaced population in Colombia. He has authored more than 40 books, numerous essays and scientific articles, in topics like international migration and remittances, international trade and economic integration, foreign debt management, industrial development and international competitiveness, globalization, corruption and capture of State, and social exclusion

Juan-Camilo Castillo (2)

Juan-Camilo Castillo has a Master of Science degree in Strategic Studies from the University of Aberdeen and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of British Columbia. Currently he works as a senior analyst with the Geopolitical Monitor – Global Solutions, a Toronto-based firm that specializes in political risk analysis, due diligence and investigations. He also works for the Canadian Army Reserve as an Influence Activities (Psychological Operations and Civil Affairs) Analyst with the 32 Canadian Brigade Group. He has previously held teaching and research positions with Financial Intelligence Unit of the Royal Bank of Canada, Kroll Advisory Solutions, University of Aberdeen, the United Kingdom Defence Forum, and the Simons Centre for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation. Juan-Camilo has written several articles in peer reviewed journals including the Canadian Military Journal, The Canadian Army JournalInquiry and Insight and the Review of European and Russian Affairs among others.

Luis Jorge Garay-Salamanca (2)

  Luis Jorge Garay-Salamanca is Academic Director at the Scientific Vortex Foundation, ljg@scivortex.org. He is an idustrial engineer and Magister in Economics at the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), and Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge and teacher at the universities De los Andes and Nacional de Colombia.  He has authored more than 40 books and published numerous essays in specialized journals on  international migration and remittances, international trade and economic integration, foreign debt management, industrial development and international competitiveness, globalization, corruption and capture of State, and social exclusion.

Justin Lynch (2)

Captain Justin Lynch, US Army, graduated the United States Military Academy with a B.S. in Military History.  He has served as a platoon leader in Afghanistan, a company executive officer in Iraq, an assistant operations officer, and is currently a company commander.

John T. Fishel (2)

Dr. John T. Fishel is currently a member of the faculty of the School of International and Area Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Previously, he was Professor of National Security Policy and Research director at the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University. He is a retired U.S. Army LTC and served as the Chief of Research and Assessments at the Small Wars Operations Research Directorate of the U.S. Southern Command, among other assignments.

Henri Boré (2)

Henri Boré is a retired French Marine Colonel and currently works as a Africa Desk Officer at Marine Corps University’s  Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning (CAOCL).

Stephen J. Fallon (2)

Stephen J. Fallon is a MA Candidate, War in the Modern World, King's College London.

Patrick Truffer (2)

Major Patrick Truffer is an editor of offiziere.ch. He is the chief of planning and coordination with the Logistic School of the Swiss Army. In addition, he is the deputy commander and chief of staff of a Logistic Battalion in the Swiss Army. In 2011, he served as a commander of a Liaison and Monitoring Team in northern Kosovo.

Eduardo Salcedo-Albaran (2)

Philosopher and Ms. in Political Science at the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá Colombia). Current Director of Scientific Vortex Group. By applying artificial intelligence, neuroscience and social networks analysis, he has researched in the areas of transnational organized crime, kidnapping, corruption, drug-trafficking and State Capture. He has served as advisor for the Colombian presidency in Colombia, and consultant and researcher in local chapters of Transparency International and public agencies. He has collaborated for SEED Magazine and for different books and magazines. Professor in the areas of Evolution and Genetics, Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence, and Scientific Thought. Since 2010 he is a member of EDGE Foundation, Inc., which includes “some of the most interesting minds in the world”. His recent work on illegal social networks has been exhibited and discussed in galleries, workshops and media around the world.