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Brian Gould

Brian E. Gould (USA SF, Ret.) served in the U.S Army and U.S. Special Forces for over two (2) decades. During his military career Mr. Gould was engaged in the Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and African theaters as part of U.S. ongoing missions and military operations. Mr. Gould specializes in providing advisory and management services for international reconstruction and development projects, stability operations, and international commercial development.

Policy and Perception: The Rhetoric of Conflict

Policy and Perception: The Rhetoric of Conflict Every morning I like to scroll through my news feed while the TV talking heads hum in the...

The Russia Syndrome

Click on any article today and you will inevitably see a write up on the Russians and their evil plan to install a puppet...

ISIS, Inc.

How do you take down a multinational corporate entity (MNC) bent on destruction and world domination? Would you eliminate the board of directors? Take...

Criminal Organizations’ Impact on Unconventional Warfare

Unconventional warfare (UW) differs from conventional warfare in how it is conducted, more than where or by whom it is conducted. UW may work...

The Balkans, The Next Flashpoint?

Irregular warfare Uses weapons and tactics to exploit the vulnerabilities of an opponent and attack these points indirectly using unconventional means. Small groups of...

To The Victor Goes The Bill?

The wars in Iraq have resulted in serious political, military, and security consequences for the United States. The U.S. military presence in the Middle...

Irregular Warfare In The U.S., part 2

In the following Case Studiy I look at domestic criminal organizations or gangs through the lens of Irregular Warfare (IW). These groups are viewed...

Irregular Warfare In The U.S., part 1

Irregular warfare is the warfare of the 21st century. Irregular warfare (IW) pollutes the battlefield, crossing the lines of economics, politics, business, social media,...