Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: Membership Social at 7:30
Program at 8:00 p.m.
Location: Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. (behind the Visitor's Center) Directions and Map
Access: Open to the public and free for members, students and accompanying family members, educators and active military and their dependents. $10.00 charge for non-members.
Dr. Robert J. Bunker
Why did globalization begin to go very wrong and the American middle class begin to feel economically imperiled? Why have new constructs such as criminal and plutocratic insurgency developed? Why have narco tanks—that look like something out of a Mad Max-like movie set in parts of war torn Mexico—been built and why do advanced narco-subs originating in Colombia sail on our seas? These questions and many more will be addressed in this highly informative presentation on Dark Globalization.
Dr. Bunker is a Distinguished Visiting Professor and Minerva Chair at the Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College. He is also Adjunct Faculty, Division of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University. Past professional associations include Futurist in Residence, Training and Development Division, Behavioral Science Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, Quantico, VA; CEO, Counter-OPFOR Corporation; Adjunct Faculty, School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California; Terrorism Instructor, California Specialized Training Institute, California Office of Emergency Services; Staff Member (Consultant), Counter-OPFOR Program, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center-West; Fellow, Institute of Land Warfare, Association of the U.S. Army; Adjunct Faculty, National Security Studies M.A. Program and Political Science Department, California State University, San Bernardino, CA; and Faculty, Unconventional Warfare M.A. Distance Education Program, American Military University.
Dr. Bunker has delivered over 200 presentations, including papers and training, to military, law enforcement, and academic and policy audiences, including U.S. congressional testimony. He also has well over 200 publications ranging from edited books and booklets to reports, chapters, articles/essays, response guidance, subject bibliographies, and encyclopedia entries in academic, policy, military, and law enforcement venues. Dr. Bunker holds university degrees in political science, government, social science, anthropology-geography, behavioral science, and history and has taken hundreds of hours of specialized law enforcement and counterterrorism training.
*All views expressed in this presentation are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.
Fifth Dimensional Operations: Space-Time-Cyber Dimensionality in Conflict and War: A Terrorism Research Center Book, co-editor with Charles “Sid” Heal (iUniverse, 2014) Forthcoming
Global Criminal and Sovereign Free Economies and the Demise of the Western Democracies, co-editor with Pamela Ligouri Bunker (Routledge, 2014) Forthcoming
Studies in Gangs and Cartels, co-author with John P. Sullivan (Routledge, 2013)
Mexican Cartel Essays and Notes: Strategic, Operational, and Tactical: A Small Wars Journal-El Centro Anthology, primary author (iUniverse, 2013)
Body Cavity Bombers: The New Martyrs: A Terrorism Research Center Book, co-primary author with Christopher Flaherty (iUniverse, 2013)
Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico and the Americas: The Gangs and Cartels Wage War, editor (Routledge, 2012)
Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency: A Small Wars Journal-El Centro Anthology, primary author with John P. Sullivan (iUniverse 2012)
Red Teams and Counterterrorism Training, co-author with Stephen Sloan (University of Oklahoma, 2011)
Narcos Over the Border: Gangs, Cartels and Mercenaries, editor (Routledge, 2011)
Criminal-States and Criminal-Soldiers, editor (Routledge, 2008)
Networks, Terrorism and Global Insurgency, editor (Routledge, 2005)
Non-State Threats and Future Wars, editor (Routledge, 2002)
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