Homeland Defense & Civil Support Journal

Dr. Paul Rexton Kan

U.S. Army War College

Dr. Kan is Professor of National Security Studies and the Henry L. Stimson Chair of Military Studies at the US Army War College. He is the author of the book, Drugs and Contemporary Warfare>, and the author of numerous articles on the intersection of drug trafficking, crime and modern forms of conflict including: Cyberwar in the Underworld: Anonymous versus Los Zetas in Mexico; Drugging Babylon: The Illegal Narcotics Trade And Nation-Building in Iraq; >and Criminal Sovereignty: Understanding North Korea's Illicit International Activities.>

In February 2011, he served as the Senior Visiting Counternarcotics Adviser at NATO Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, and he has provided advice to the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy. He recently completed field research along the US-Mexico border for his current book: Cartels at War: Understanding Mexico's Drug-Fueled Violence and the Threat to US National Security.>

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