Dr. Steven Metz is Professor of National Security and Strategy at the US Army War College and a nonresident fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. Prior to his current position Dr. Metz was with the US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute serving as Director of Research, chairman of the Regional Strategy Department, research director for the Joint Strategic Landpower Task Force, director of the Future of American Strategy Project, and project director for the Army Iraq Stabilization Strategic Assessment. He has also been on the faculty of the Air War College, the US Army Command and General Staff College, and several universities. He has testified in both houses of Congress and spoken on military and security issues around the world. He served on the advisory panel for the Secretary of Defense Strategic Portfolio Review for Close Combat Capabilities, the RAND Insurgency Board, the Senior Advisory Panel on Special Forces—Conventional Forces Interdependence, and as a nonresident fellow at the Modern War Institute. Dr. Metz is the author of Iraq and the Evolution of American Strategy and many publications on strategic futures, insurgency, military strategy, and defense policy. He is currently writing a book on the future of insurgency.