Defence and Intelligence Norway

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Editor-In-Chief: Jan H. Kalvik

E-mail: jan.kalvik@etterretningen.no

Phone (+47)  92205699

 

Associate Editor: Arne Gerit Halvorsen

E-mail: arnhalvorsen@gmail.com

Phone: (+47) 990 92 124

 

Managing Editor Intelligence Technology

Michael Fayerman

Phone:  917.509.5416

E-mail: michael.fayerman@yahoo.com

 

Counter-terrorism and Psychology Expert

Anne Speckhard, Ph.D

Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry Georgetown University School of Psychiatry 

E-mail: ASpeckhard@AnneSpeckhard.com

Website:www.AnneSpeckhard.com

Blog: AnneSpeckhard.wordpress.com

 

Counter-terrorism and Radicalisation expert

Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D.

Professor and Former Chief of Police

Harran University Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Chair of Sociology Department

(Currently residing in the U.S. on leave of absence)

Phone: 571 363 6168

E-mail: ahmetsyayla@gmail.com

 

Criminal Justice and Violent Extremism expert

Allison McDowell-Smith, Ph.D. 

is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Management at Nichols College in Dudley, MA

andResearch Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE).

She can be reached by e-mail at allison.mcdowell-smith@nichols.edu

 

Strategic Narrative Expert

Ajit Maan, Ph.D.

Dr. Maan is President of Narrative Strategies, Invited Affiliate Faculty of George Mason University’s Center for Narrative Conflict Resolution, and Invited Affiliate Faculty at Union University’s Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. She is author of Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self, and Counter-Terrorism: Narrative Strategies, and editor of the book Soft Power on Hard Problems: Strategic Influence in Asymmetric Warfare and author of Narrative Warfare.

E-Mail:: ajit@narrative-strategies.com

Website: www.narrative-strategies.com

Academic website: www.ajitkaurmaan.com

 

Special Operations Expert

Paul Cobaugh

Mr. Paul Cobaugh retired from the US Army as a Warrant Officer after a distinguished career in the US Special Operations CT community, primarily focused on mitigating adversarial influence and advancing US objectives by way of influence. Throughout his career he has focused on the centrality of influence in modern conflict whether it be from extremist organisations or state actors employing influence against the US and our Allies. Post military career he was offered and accepted the position of Vice President at Narrative Strategies, a US based Think-Do Tank which specializes in the non-kinetic aspects of conflict. He has also co-authored, Soft Power on Hard Problems, Hamilton Publishing, 2017.

E-mail: paul@narrative-strategies.com

 

International Security/Risk Advisor
and HEAT (Hostile Environment Awareness Training) instructor

Claude Gonot

Senior International Security/Risk Advisor & HEAT training Instructor / Consultant Former Captain in a French Special Forces and Paratroopers for 30 years. Numerous military and commercial overseas deployments. Experience and skills combined with tenacity, autonomy, flexibility as well as excellent inter-personnel relations ranging from senior client representatives and diplomatic staff to local inhabitants.

http://linkedin.com/in/claude-gonot-988623121

 

Expert, Western armed forces
LtCol Jyri Raitasalo

LtCol, Dr.Pol.Sc. Jyri Raitasalo is Military Professor of War Studies at the Finnish National Defence Univerisity (FNDU). He holds the title of Docent of strategy and security policy at the FNDU.
During his latest assignments, Jyri Raitasalo has served as senior staff officer (strategic planning) at the Finnish MOD, the Commanding Officer of the Helsinki Air Defence Regiment (Armoured Brigade), Head Lecturer of Strategy at the Finnish National Defence University, ADC to the Chief of Defence and Staff Officer (strategic planning) in the Finnish Defence Command (J5). Jyri Raitasalo is a called member of the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jyri-raitasalo-4b96bb96/

 

International Intelligence, Anti-terror and Security Expert
Charles Støeng

Charles Støeng is a Norwegian security and anti-terror specialist with over 30 years of international experience. Educated in the French intelligence gathering community with an extensive experience from France, Europe, Africa, and for the last decade and a half, mainly in the Middle East. He is currently holding a senior security position in this region.
Link to Støengs LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charles-st%C3%B8eng-89358330/

 

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