Lieutenant General (Ret.) James Dubik
LTG Jim Dubik retired July of 2008 after commanding the Multinational Security Transition Command-Iraq and the NATO Training Mission-Iraq during the Surge of 2007-8. He also commanded the 25th Infantry Division and the 1st US Corps. He has served in the 82D Airborne Division, both the First and Second Ranger Battalions, as a Brigade Commander in the 10th Mountain Division during Operation Uphold Democracy, and as Deputy Commanding General of Multinational Division North, Bosnia-Herzegovina. He created the Army’s first Stryker Brigade Combat Team and developed the training methodologies for these formations
Jim has a PhD in Philosophy from Johns Hopkins and is a Professor in Georgetown’s Security Studies Program. He is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for the Study of War and the Institute of Land Warfare; a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Security Advisory Council, and the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition; the 2012-2013 General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership; a member of the U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame; a distinguished member of the U.S. Army 75th Ranger Regiment; and the Chairman of the board of the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management.
Jim recently authored Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory. He also writes for Army magazine, has published a number of monographs on Iraq and Afghanistan for the Institute for the Study of War, and has written opeds, articles and essays in a variety of other publications.