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Author Bios

Brandt Smith

Dr. Brandt Smith is a Social Scientist with 20+ years of experience in Iraq, Taiwan, Thailand, China and Myanmar (Burma).  Most recently, Dr. Smith completed his second tour of duty as a Department of Army Civilian in Iraq where he embedded with the US Army.  His 5 ½ years in Iraq had him traveling the entire country connecting with Kurds, Sunnis and Shi’a interviewing hundreds of Iraqi nationals nationwide.  From 2006-2008 he served as director of a non-government organization (NGO) and later as a Human Terrain System, Social Scientist in eight southern Iraqi provinces.

Brenda Bi Hui Ong

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.

Brett A. Friedman

 

Captain Brett Friedman is a Field Artillery Officer and works at Training and Education Command in Quantico, Virginia. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and is currently working on a Master’s Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies through the Naval War College Distance Education Graduate Degree Program. He blogs at the Marine Corps Gazette blog and can be followed on Twitter at the handle @brettfriedman. 

Brett Doyle

Brett Doyle supported the Bureau of Conflict Prevention and Stabilization Operations at the U.S. Department of State as a learning specialist. His professional background includes ten years of experience at the Pentagon and State Department, and was awarded a Meritorious Service award for a year of service at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. He holds a master’s degree in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and is currently pursuing a PhD in Political Science from George Mason University. The opinions and characterizations in his articles are those of the author and do not necessarily represent official positions of the United States Government.

Brian Adams

Captain Brian Adams, a former infantryman, served as the Brigade Lead Intelligence Planner as well as the Intelligence Officer for 2-22 Infantry on the most recent deployment.

Brian C. Collins

Lieutenant Colonel Brian C. Collins is a USMC Infantry and Middle East/North Africa Regional Affairs Officer currently assigned to Headquarters, Marine Corps.  The views reflected are his own.

Brian Harris

CPT (P) Brian Harris is an OH-58D pilot and a Cavalry Leaders Course instructor at the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Ft. Benning, GA.

Brian J. Hancock

 CPT Brian J. Hancock was an Information Executive who joined the U.S. Army and completed basic training in 2006.  CPT Hancock is currently the Executive Officer and Effects Officer for the 307th Tactical Psychological Operations Company (Airborne) deployed to Kandahar Afghanistan in support of the 10th MTN Division (LI). 

Brian M. Michelson

Lieutenant Colonel Brian M. Michelson, U.S. Army, is currently serving as the Deputy Commander of the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne). His previous assignments include command and staff positions in Afghanistan, Iraq, South Korea, Laos and CONUS.

Brian M. Pierce

Dr. Pierce has almost 30 years of experience developing advanced technologies in the aerospace/defense industry, and at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).  Prior to his current position at Raytheon Company, Dr. Pierce was the Deputy Office Director for the Strategic Technology Office at DARPA (2005-2010), during which the concept of Maneuver in N-Dimensional Terrain was inspired and developed.

Brian Platt

 

Major Brian Platt is an Army Strategist and is studying at The Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C. 

Brian S. Petit

Brian Petit is a US Army Special Forces Colonel with experience in combat, conflict, and peacetime environments. He is the author of the recently published book Going Big by Getting Small: The Application of Operational Art by Special Operations in Phase Zero (Outskirts Press, 2013). This article is the opinion of the author and does not constitute an official endorsement by the Department of Defense.

Brian T. Dolk

Brian T. Dolk holds a B.B.A. (Bachelor’s in Business Administration) in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Technology from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and completed his J.D. and LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Information Technology & Privacy Law from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois in May 2013.

Brian Tivnan

Brian Tivnan is a Senior Principal, Modeling and Simulation Engineer at The MITRE Corporation and also serves as the Chief Engineer of MITRE’s Modeling and Simulation Department (E526).  Before joining MITRE in 2002, he had the honor of serving as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for nearly a decade.  Brian has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont, a master’s degree in operations research from the Naval Postgraduate School and a doctorate in human and organizational science from George Washington University.  He previously attended the Complex Systems Summer School at the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) and held a SFI Business Network Fellowship.  He serves on the Steering Committee of the transdisciplinary research initiative in Complex Systems at the University of Vermont, where his research interests include the strategic interaction of adaptive agents in competitive contexts, such as conflict and finance.

Brigadier General Amrit Pal Singh

Brigadier General Amrit Pal Singh is a serving Indian military officer pursuing an Executive Masters degree in Intelligence Analysis at the University of Maryland. His wide-ranging 30-year long service in the Indian Army included responsibilities as a peacekeeper with the United Nations in Liberia and as a director in the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence, New Delhi. He has been awarded two Masters degrees, one in Political Science from Osmania University, Hyderabad, and another one in Defense and Strategic Studies from The University of Madras, Chennai. He has published insights and comments in various defense and security journals.