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Dan Leaf

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. (Ret)

Dan “Fig” Leaf is the President and Managing Director of Phase Minus 1, a conflict resolution and security consulting company. A retired 3-star Air Force command pilot with more than 3,600 flight hours, he last served on active duty as Deputy Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.

Improve Hawai’i’s Missile Defenses — Now

The islands need interceptor missiles to fend off possible attack from North Korea.


The US Army Urgently Needs a Modern Air-Defense Control System

It’s got one under development, dubbed IBCS. It’s delayed, over budget — and vital to American security.