Thomas P.M. Barnett
Thomas P.M. Barnett is a "Senior Strategic Researcher and Professor in the Warfare Analysis & Research Department, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, U.S. Naval War College. From November 2001 to June of 2003, Dr. Barnett was on temporary assignment as the Assistant for Strategic Futures, Office of Force Transformation (OFT), Office of the Secretary of Defense, where he worked with OFT Director Vice Admiral Arthur K. Cebrowski (USN, ret.) on a cluster of strategic concepts that link change in the international security environment to the imperative of transforming U.S. military capabilities to meet future threats."
"Outside of his War College duties, he also provides policy/management consulting as an independent contractor to various private corporations and research organizations." See Barnett's resume and web site for details. Also see Barnett's consultant listing.
“In the end, it was almost impossible for the Iraq occupation to go too badly, because the worse it became, the more it transformed the region.”
[Antiwar protestors are] “most guilty of denying the Gap positive integration with the Core.”
“disconnectedness defines danger,”
- Andrew Marshall
- arc of instability
- revolution in military affairs
- The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century (2004 book) by Thomas P.M. Barnett