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Expert Analysis & Commentary on Politics, National Security, Foreign Policy and more. Senior Editor, 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.
Retired from the Applied Research Lab at Penn State
Grant Newsham is a retired US Marine officer, and former US diplomat, and a business executive with many years experience in Asia.
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.
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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.

Former carrier pilot who flew in Cuban Missile Crisis, pentagon official, CIA agent, awarded Order of Oman for service during the Sultanate's war with the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen. Author of three fact-based novels.