Michael P. Noonan
Michael Noonan "is the managing director of FPRI’s Program on National Security. His current research focuses on civil-military relations, defense transformation, counterinsurgency campaigning, and the military’s role in combating terrorism. A former Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, in 2006- 2007 he served on a Military Transition Team (MiTT) with an Iraqi light infantry battalion in and around the northern city of Tal`Afar. Among other professional affiliations, he is a member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies, a fellow of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and has consulted for the Institute for Defense Analyses. Mr. Noonan is a doctoral candidate in political science from Loyola University Chicago; his dissertation deals with civil-military relations and political-military effectiveness. His writings have appeared in The American Interest, Orbis, Parameters, National Security Studies Quarterly, and FPRI E-Notes." 
Resources and articles
- Michael P. Noonan, FPRI, accessed February 23, 2010.