- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s my list of ten of the most influential people in the counterinsurgency community. For scathing responses from all the people who could have done better, you can read this discussion on Small Wars Journal. The comment I agree with is the one that says lists of this sort are intended as conversation starters.