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Aaron Danis is an adjunct professor at IWP. A former U.S. Army intelligence officer, he currently works for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as a faculty member with the National Intelligence University. Full bio

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IWP future, current, and past students participate in the ISIS Crisis simulation

“I’ve written policy essays throughout my academic career; ISIS Crisis actually offers students and interns the opportunity to put their strategies into practice.” – IWP Intern Lucy Mathews, Team Kurds On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Professor Aaron A. Danis held his annual ISIS Crisis exercise, which is a graded exercise in the Violent Non-State Actors…

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Review of “Intelligence in the National Security Enterprise: An Introduction”

The latest edition of the American Intelligence Journal contains a book review by Prof. Aaron Danis of Intelligence in the National Security Enterprise: An Introduction by Roger Z. George. The review appears on page 166 of the Volume 29 Number 1 of the journal, which may be found here. The American Intelligence Journal is a…

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Lessons remembered: using intelligence to drive counterinsurgency operations in Iraq

Transforming US intelligence for Irregular War: Task Force 714 in Iraq by Richard H. Shultz Reviewed by Prof. Aaron Danis Dr. Richard H. Shultz, Jr, is the Lee E. Dirks Professor of International Politics and the director of the International Security Studies Program at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He…

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Anti-American Terrorism

Anti-American Terrorism: From Eisenhower to Trump: A Chronicle of the Threat and Response      Volume I: The Eisenhower Through Carter Administrations      Volume II: The Reagan and George H.W. Bush Administrations By Dennis A. Pluchinsky Reviewed by Prof. Aaron Danis for PRISM, a journal of National Defense University This year (2021) the counterterrorism campaign that…

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