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Anthony H. Cordesman

AKA Anthony Huff Cordesman

Born: 2-Aug-1938

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Government, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Lessons of Modern War

    University: BA, University of Chicago (1960)
    University: MA, Fletcher School, Tufts University (1961)
    University: PhD, University of London (1963)
    Professor: National Security Studies, Georgetown University (1983-)

    Center for Strategic & International Studies Burke Chair in Strategy
    Congressional Staff National Security Asst. to Sen. John McCain (1988)
    Eaton Analytical Assessments VP Washington (1983-88)
    Green Falcon Ltd. President (1980-83)
    US Energy Department Dir. Policy and Planning for Resource Applications (1976-80)
    US Defense Department Director of Analysis, Commission on the 1973 Arab-Israeli War (1974)
    US Defense Department Civilian Asst. to the Deputy Secy. (1973-76)
    US Defense Department Dir. Intelligence Analysis (1971-73)
    US State Department
    NATO Official International Staff
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces Intl. Advisory Board
    International Institute for Strategic Studies
    Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs
    John McCain 2008
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellow
    Defense Distinguished Service Medal

    ABC National Security Analyst, ABC News

Author of books:
How Soon is Safe? Iraqi Force Development and Conditions-Based U.S. Withdrawals (2009, with Adam Mausner)
Winning in Afghanistan: Creating Effective Afghan Security Forces (2009, with Adam Mausner)
The North African Military Balance: Force Developments in the Mahgreb (2008)
Israel and Syria: The Military Balance and Prospects of War (2008)
Iraqís Insurgency and the Road to Civil Conflict (2008, two vols.)
Lessons of the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah War (2007, with George Sullivan and William D. Sullivan)
Iranís Military Forces and Warfighting Capabilities (2007, with Martin Kleiber)
Iraqi Force Development: Conditions for Success, Consequences of Failure (2007, with Adam Mausner)
Salvaging American Defense (2007)
Chinese Military Modernization: Force Development and Strategic Capabilities (2007, with Martin Kleiber)
Gulf Military Forces in an Era of Asymmetric Warfare (2007, two vols, with Khalid R. Al-Rodhan)
The Changing Dynamics of Energy in the Middle East (2006, two vols, with Khalid R. Al-Rodhan)
Arab-Israeli Military Forces in an Era of Asymmetric Wars (2006)
Iranís Weapons of Mass Destruction (2006, with Khalid R. Al-Rodhan)
The Global Oil Market: Risks and Uncertainties (2006, with Khalid R. Al-Rodhan)
The Challenge of Biological Terrorism, Washington (2005)
The Israeli-Palestinian War; Escalating to Nowhere (2005)
National Security in Saudi Arabia (2005, with Nawaf Obaid)
Iraqi Security Forces; A Strategy for Success (2005)
Iranís Developing Military Capabilities (2005)
The Military Balance in the Middle East (2004)
Energy Developments in the Middle East (2004)
The War After the War: Strategic Lessons of Iraq and Afghanistan (2004)
The Iraq War: Strategy, Tactics, and Military Lessons (2003)
Saudi Arabia Enters the 21st Century (2003, two vols.)
The Lessons of Afghanistan (2002)
Iraqís Military Capabilities in 2002: A Dynamic Net Assessment (2002)
Strategic Threats and National Missile Defenses: Defending the US Homeland (2002)
A Tragedy of Arms: Military and Security Developments in the Maghreb (2001)
Peace and War: The Arab-Israeli Military Balance Enters the 21st Century (2001)
Terrorism, Asymmetric Warfare, and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Defending the US Homeland (2001)
Cyberthreats, Information Warfare, and Critical Infrastructure Protection: Defending the US Homeland (2001, with Justin Cordesman)
The Lessons and Non-Lessons of the Air and Missile Campaign in Kosovo (2000)
Transnational Threats from the Middle East (1999)
Iraq and the War of the Sanctions: Conventional Threats and Weapons of Mass Destruction (1999)
Iran in Transition: Conventional Threats and Weapons of Mass Destruction (1999)
Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and the UAE: Challenges of Security (1997)
Kuwait: Recovery and Security After the Gulf War (1997)
Saudi Arabia: Guarding the Desert Kingdom (1997)
US Forces in the Middle East: Resources and Capabilities (1997)
Iran: Dilemmas of Dual Containment (1997, with Ahmed Hashim)
Iraq: Sanctions and Beyond (1997, with Ahmed Hashim)
Perilous Prospects: The Peace Process and Arab-Israeli Balance (1996)
The Lessons of Modern War (1995, four vols.)
Iran and Iraq: The Threat from the Northern Gulf (1994)
US Defense Policy: Resources and Capabilities (1993)
After the Storm: The Changing Military Balance in the Middle East (1993)
Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East (1991)
The Gulf and the West (1988)
NATO Central Region Forces (1987)
The Iran-Iraq War and Western Security, 1984-1987 (1987)
The Arab-Israeli Balance and the Art of Operations (1986)
Western Strategic Interests and Saudi Arabia (1986)
The Gulf and the Search for Strategic Stability (1984)
Jordanian Arms and the Middle East Balance (1983)
Deterrence in the 1980s (1983)
Imbalance of Power, Shifting U.S.-Soviet Military Strengths (1978, with John M. Collins)

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