IGL's Guest Lecturer and Professor of International Politics at Tufts University, Richard Shultz, spoke about Twenty-First Century Warfare with EPIIC students

IGL News
Sep 29

Richard H. Shultz is Professor of International Politics and Director of the International Security Studies Program at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He has held three chairs: Olin Distinguished Professor of National Security, U.S. Military Academy; Secretary of the Navy Senior Research Fellow, Naval War College; and Brigadier General Oppenheimer Chair of War-fighting Strategy, U.S. Marine Corps. Since the mid-1980s, he has served as a security consultant to various U.S. government agencies concerned with national security. His new book is on the U.S. Marine Corps' 2004-2008 counterinsurgency campaign in Iraq titled, The Marines Take Anbar: The Four-Year Fight to Defeat al Qaeda in Iraq. He has also initiated a new research project with Dr. Querine Hanlon of the United States Institute of Peace that will focus on designing a new U.S. approach to Security Sector Reform that draws on existing theory and international practice, as well as U.S. experience, to identify flexible tools for addressing dysfunctional security sectors in fragile states.