Author Archives: James Kitfield

Donald Trump’s First 100 Days Hit a Historic Wall

Much has been written about the ahistorical nature of Donald Trump, the first U.S. president with no experience in government or the military. After his first one hundred days, history is reasserting itself.  James Kitfield…

Author James Kitfield Discusses America’s “Twilight War” on Terrorism on C-SPAN

C-SPAN: DECEMBER 22, 2016 James Kitfield on Twilight Warriors James Kitfield talked about his book Twilight Warriors, in which he explains how the U.S. national security apparatus has adapted to fight terrorism since the terrorist…

From Russia Without Love: Secretary of State Designate Rex Tillerson Talks Tough on Moscow

  This article originally appeared on the Vocativ website.  By James Kitfield, Jan 11, 2017 Unruffled by the periodic shouts of protesters, Secretary of State Designate Rex Tillerson weathered his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign…

In Exclusive Last Interview, Departing Military Intelligence Chief Warns of Growing Terrorist Threat

By JAMES KITFIELD, August 07, 2014 In this exclusive exit interview with Breaking Defense contributor James Kitfield, the outgoing chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, talks about metastasizing Islamic terrorism, his…