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Christopher Mercado (1)
Raja Sutherland (1)
Thomas L. English (1)
Michael Osborne (1)
Aaron Bazin (1)
Andrew Metcalf (1)
Christopher Barber (1)
Steve Thomas (1)
Annie Best (1)
Jeff D. Dailey (1)
Winston Harris (1)
Amitai Etzioni (1)
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Richard O. Day (1)
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Gary J. Hale (1)
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Clint Arizmendi (1)
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Author Bios

Christopher Mercado

CPT(P) Christopher Mercado, an Active Duty U.S. Army Infantry Officer, will attend the Georgetown Security Studies Program as a General Wayne A. Downing Scholar of the Combating Terrorism Center, USMA. CPT(P) Mercado served three combat deployments between Iraq and Afghanistan as a combat advisor, Provincial Reconstruction Team member, and as a Rifle & HHC company commander. CPT(P) Mercado also aided in the development of the Palestinian Officer Academy in Jericho, West Bank, Israel.

Raja Sutherland

Raja Sutherland is a student at San Francisco State University earning a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations. This is his first publication which was originally published on Inferpoint.org; a new SFSU based archive for student research.

Thomas L. English

Colonel Thomas L. English (Ret.) was the State Judge Advocate for the Michigan Army National Guard; he served in Afghanistan from March 2010 to May 2011. COL English retired from the Army after more than thirty years of service.

Michael Osborne

Second Lieutenant Michael Osborne is a 2014 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy where he majored in military and strategic studies (MSS) and a minor in Spanish. He is currently stationed at Laughlin AFB where he will begin pilot training next year.

Aaron Bazin

Lieutenant Colonel Aaron Bazin is a Functional Area 59 officer and currently works at Joint and Army Concepts Directorate at the Army Capabilities and Integration Center at Fort Eustis, Va. Previously, he served as U.S. Central Command as lead planner for the 2010 Iraq Transition Plan and other planning efforts. His operational deployments include Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Jordan.

Andrew Metcalf

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Metcalf (Ret.) was the Staff Judge Advocate for Marine Forces Cyberspace Command, he has decades of experience in operational law, cybersecurity, and military justice. His views are his own and do not reflect Marine Forces Cyberspace Command, The Marine Corps, or the Department of Defense.

Christopher Barber

Captain Christopher Barber is a staff officer at Marine Forces Cyberspace Command, he previously served with 2D Battalion 9TH Marines in Marjah, Afghanistan for two tours as the battalion intelligence officer and scout sniper platoon commander. His views are his own and do not reflect Marine Forces Cyberspace Command, the Marine Corps, or the Department of Defense.

Steve Thomas

Steve Thomas served as an Armor officer from 2008-2012, including a rotation to Khost Province, Afghanistan with 3rd BCT, 101st Airborne Division. He currently works in the private sector conducting strategic planning for the Marine Corps.

Annie Best

Annie Best is a program officer at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She received a Masters in Urban Design from Carnegie Mellon University. The views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect the institutional views of the German Marshall Fund.

Jeff D. Dailey

Jeff D. Dailey is an Assistant Professor of Border Security and Intelligence, Department of Security Studies, Angelo State University. For twelve years he performed classified computer-aided signal analysis (SIGINT) with active duty Army and Air Force intelligence units in several locations, in both the U.S. (NSA) and in Europe.  He was assigned a Top Secret Clearance, under a Department of Defense section billet.  In 1994 he received a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, at Eastern Kentucky University.  In 2002 he obtained a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State, in Huntsville.  He has taught Criminal Justice at several schools and co-authored books on Probation, Border Security, and Sexual Abuse of Inmates.

Winston Harris

Winston C. Harris is a geo-political analyst specializing in Middle Eastern and African affairs. He is the author of “The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided” (Marine Corps University Journal, 2013), and a past contributor to the Center for International Relations on Kurdish affairs. He holds a Master’s Degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Bachelor’s Degrees in International Studies and French from West Virginia University.

Amitai Etzioni

Amitai Etzioni is a University Professor and Professor of International Affairs at The George Washington University.  He previously served as a Senior Advisor at the Carter White House; taught at Columbia University, Harvard University, and the University of California at Berkeley; and served as the President of the American Sociological Association. A study by Richard Posner ranked him among the top 100 American intellectuals.  He is the author of numerous books, including The Moral Dimension and My Brother’s Keeper.

Rob Harrison

Major Rob Harrison is an FA24 and current Assistant Professor in the Department of EE&CS at the United States Military Academy. He holds an M.S.E and B.S. from Princeton University and the United States Military Academy, respectively, in Computer Science. Rob has completed three combat tours in support of OIF with both conventional Signal Corps and Special Operations units in a variety of capacities.

Michael B. Chase

Michael B. Chase is a former Senior Advisor with the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A) Ministry of Defense Ministerial Advisory Group (MoD MAG) in Kabul, Afghanistan.  He is a 1984 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former surface warfare officer. The opinions expressed herein are entirely his own.

Rob Taylor

Major Rob Taylor is an instructor of joint and strategic operations at the Army's Command and General Staff College.  He has experience as a Foreign Area Officer in the sub-Sahara Africa region. The views expressed in this article are the author’s and not necessarily those of the Department of Defense or U.S. Army.