Edward B. Atkeson

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Major General Edward B. Atkeson, USA (Ret.) "is a senior fellow at the Institute of Land Warfare, Association of the U.S. Army, and a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. During his distinguished military career he served as Deputy Chief of Staff Intelligence, U.S. Army Europe, and later as a member of the National Intelligence Council under the Director of Central Intelligence. He also served with the Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State, and as a commander of the U.S. Army Concepts Analysis Agency. General Atkeson is a frequent writer and speaker on military affairs, having contributed over 100 articles to military journals and other publications. He is the author of four books: The Final Argument of Kings: Reflections of the Art of War (1988); A Military Assessment of the Middle East 1991-1996 (1992); The Powder Keg: An Intelligence Officer's Guide to Military Forces in the Middle East 1996-2000 (1996); and, A Tale of Three Wars (1997)." [1]

In 2005, Edward B. Atkeson, was a senior fellow at the Rand Institute of Land Warfare. [2]

"He was a fellow at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University from 1973 to 1974". [3]

Resources and articles


  1. Hall of Fame, SMA Alumni, accessed July 12, 2007.
  2. annon, "Militants continue to target U.S. troops", Associated Press, May 24, 2005.
  3. Speakers Biographies, Catcheed page, accessed July 12, 2007.