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Harlan Ullman

Dr. Harlan Ullman is a Distinguished Senior Fellow and Visiting Professor at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I.; a Senior Advisor at Washington D.C.’s Atlantic Council and Business Executives for National Security; chairman of two private companies; and principal author of the doctrine of shock and awe. A former naval officer, he commanded a destroyer in the Persian Gulf and led more than 150 missions and operations in Vietnam as a Swift Boat skipper.

Why America Loses Every War It Starts

There’s no school for presidents, JFK said — but there needs to be a way to bring knowledge and understanding to bear on presidents’ decisions.