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Expert Analysis & Commentary on Politics, National Security, Foreign Policy and more. Senior Editor, Sam Faddis


Sam Faddis

Retired CIA Operations Officer. Served in Near East and South Asia. Author, commentator. Senior Editor AND Magazine. Public Speaker. Host of Ground Truth.

Linda Sheckler

Retired from the Applied Research Lab at Penn State with over 29 years of modeling, simulation, and analysis experience in torpedo guidance and control. Served as head of the Systems Analysis and Simulation Division of the Undersea Warfare Office.

Greg Hicks

Leader, strategist, and innovator. 30+ years of international and corporate experience. Middle East, Africa, and Washington, DC diplomatic experience. Deputy Chief of Mission during the September 11, 2012 tragedy in Benghazi.

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Chet Nagle

Chet Nagle is a graduate of the Naval Academy and Georgetown Law School. A carrier pilot, he was in the Cuban Missile Crisis. A civilian, he was a Pentagon official, CIA agent, and author. He was awarded the Order of Oman during the war with Yemen.

Grant Newsham

Grant Newsham is a retired US Marine officer, and former US diplomat, and a business executive with many years experience in Asia.

JD Pitts

Mr. Pitts lived and worked for 15 years across the Middle East and North Africa region where he was involved in humanitarian efforts. He is a husband, a father, and a proud American.