Small Wars Journal

Pierre Robes


Pierre Robes is the pseudonym for the author, who has served as an Intelligence Analyst with the U.S. intelligence community for more than a decade; holds graduate degrees from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and the National Intelligence University; and has written extensively on security and intelligence topics. He can be reached at The views expressed in this essay are entirely the author’s and should not be construed to represent the views of any U.S. government entity.

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