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David Barno

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence School of International Service

Lt. Gen. David W. Barno, USA (Ret.) was senior American commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan from 2003–2005. Barno is an authority on military operations, the changing character of conflict, civil-military issues, and leader development. He was a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Barno has published extensively and testified before Congress numerous times. He earned his BS from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and MA from Georgetown University.
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Twitter: @DWBarno76

Teaching

  • Summer 2017

    • SIS-730 Skills Inst in Int'l Affairs: Understanding the Military
    • Description
  • Fall 2017

    • SISU-318 Topics Global Sec/Foreign Pol: Human Face of Battle
    • Description
  • Spring 2018

    • SIS-730 Skills Inst in Int'l Affairs: Understanding the Military
    • Description

AU Expert

Area of Expertise:

U.S. military, Afghanistan, military, civil military issues, leadership, conflict, war, Middle East, army

Additional Information:

Lt. Gen. David W. Barno, USA (Ret.) was senior American commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan from 2003–2005. Barno is an authority on military operations, the changing character of conflict, civil-military issues, and leader development. He was a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Barno has published extensively and testified before Congress numerous times.

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