Joyenda yabenda ast
 -Dari Proverb

Literal translation : a seeker a founder is

This proverb means that a seeker is a finder. If you are determined to do something and you don’t give up, you will eventually succeed.


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Editorial Staff


 Gabriel C. Lajeunesse, J.D., Editor
Director; International Law Research Fellow 



 Michael James Barton, Security Solutions Global
Office of the Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs Staff (2006-2009)
White House, Homeland Security Council Staff (2003-2006)
Senate Banking Committee Staff (2001-2003)

James Dinkins, Thomson Reuters Special Services
Executive Associate Director, ICE Homeland Security Investigations (Ret)

 Kevin Favreau, First Tee
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent in Charge (Ret)

 Thomas W. Geary, Brig. Gen., USAF
Norwich University, Class of 1988

 Greg McCurdy, V.P. SBE Entertainment
Assistant Sheriff, Las Vegas Metro Police Department (Ret) 

 David Stewart, J.D., L.L.M., Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
US Department of State, Assistant Legal Advisor (Ret)

 William Wunderle, Division Chief
Political - Military Affairs, Middle East Directorate, The Joint Staff, J5 (2009-Present)


Douglas Farah, President, IBI Consultants
CSIS Senior Associate, Americas Program
Author: Transnational Organized Crime, Terrorism, and Criminalized States in Latin America

 Jim Gavrilis, The Gavrilis Group
LTC, US Army Special Forces (Ret) 

Charles Faddis, J.D., Orion Strategic Services
CIA Clandestine Service, Operations Officer (Ret)
Author, Willful Neglect: The Dangerous Illusion of Homeland Security

 Matthew Levitt, Ph.D., Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Treasury Dept (2005-2007)
Author: Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God

Jim Kirdar, Special Agent
HQ Investigations Division, DOJ/OIG

 Yangmo Ku, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Norwich University 
Director, International Studies Program

 Maren Leed, Ph.D., Center for Strategic and International Studies
Senior Advisor, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2005-2008)

 Sylvia Longmire, Longmire Consulting
Consultant on US/Latin American Security Issues
Author, CartelBorder Insecurity

 W. Travis Morris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Norwich University
School of Justice Studies and Sociology

 Brad Nicholson, LTC, USA, USAFRICOM
Security Cooperation Officer, US Embassy Uganda (2011-2013)
Foreign Area Officer, US Embassy Tanzania (2010-2011)

 Dermot O’Reilly, Deputy Director, International Operations Defense Criminal Investigative Service
Director, Joint Counterintelligence Unit—Afghanistan (2012-2013)

 Josh Perles, J.D., Perles Law Firm, P.C.
International Law Litigation Practice 

 Ahmed Qureshi, Ph.D., V.P. DynCorp International
COMISAF Advisory and Assistance Team (2012-2013)

C. Dart Thalman, Ph.D., Visiting Professor, Norwich University
Department of Political Science

 Patrick M. Walsh, J.D., L.L.M., Associate Professor, United States Army
Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School
Assistant United States Attorney, on Leave of Absence