Terry Tucker is a senior military analyst for Yorktown Systems Group and writes lessons learned for the US Army Center for Army Lessons Learned and the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. He is also a senior analyst for Wikistrat, a global geopolitical marketplace for analysis and is on the editorial board of Read-online.org. Terry has authored two books: The Operational Art of Counterinsurgency, and US Counterinsurgency Methods and the Global War on Terror. He has also published articles in the Journal of International Affairs, Small Wars Journal, Infantry, and in Strategy and Tactics. He was an embedded counterinsurgency trainer and advisor to the Afghan National Security Forces, and then a trainer and advisor at the Counterinsurgency Training Center-Kabul, and provided training and operational planning assistance to ISAF and NTM-A. He is a professor of History at Brandman University, Monterey, California; he has a PhD in History and a MA in Military Studies (History). Terry currently resides in Marina, California.