May 4, 2011
Retired FSO with service in Afghanistan, Vietnam, Thailand, Peru, Colombia, Nicaragua and Italy. National War College and SAIS.
David Kilcullen's prescriptive analyses on the "Accidental Guerrilla" and "Counterinsurgency" come to mind. Anything focused on evolving a US strategic approach to dealing with the breakdown of governability.
Like Carlos, I gets fun out of chewing over ideas with internationally minded folks.