Small Wars Journal

Gil Barndollar


Gil Barndollar is Director of Middle East Studies at the Center for the National Interest. He served as a US Marine infantry officer from 2009 to 2016, deploying to Afghanistan twice, and to the Republic of Georgia, Guantanamo Bay, and the Persian Gulf. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Cambridge, where he studied British cavalry mechanization and interwar imperial policing.

Articles by this Author