Small Wars Journal

Albert J. Marckwardt


Albert J. Marckwardt is a former US Army Foreign Area Officer where he served in various policy and security cooperation positions in the Americas including assignments as a Joint Task Force Liaison Officer in the US Embassy in Honduras, Mexico Desk Officer at U.S. Army North, and Colombia Country Director at the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs. He deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in command and staff positions. He is the coauthor of The Defense of Jisr al-Doreaa, a tactical primer on counterinsurgency. He is currently completing a Doctor of International Affairs degree and holds a Master in International Public Policy at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

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