Daniel Little

PhD fellow

PHD DISSERTATION: Post-Conflict Society and its Transformation Towards Stability: The Relevance of Kosovo to Future Interventions

BIOGRAPHY: Dan Little is an academic and businessman whose affiliation with the security community spans three decades. His last two military assignments include Head of NATO Planning, Warrior Preparation Center in Europe and the Strategic Experiential Education Group, U.S. Army War College. He has served as a panel member for the Serious Games Initiative at the Wilson Center and led executive sessions on gaming at the Wharton Aerospace Conference. As a Program Manager in the Pentagon, he developed the curricula and served as Lead Instructor for the military and civilian simulation career fields. Dan’s academic field work was to lead development of a counter-smuggling network that fostered law and customs enforcement cooperation against Organized Crime Groups and terror networks. Agencies include but were not limited to: The UN Security Council – Counter-Terrorism Directorate, the UN 1540 Committee, the UN Office of Drugs and Crime, INTERPOL, OSCE and Ministries of Interior worldwide. He facilitated a 20-nation law and customs enforcement cooperation agreement linking Southeastern European agencies with those in Central Asia. Currently he serves on the board at the Research Institute for European and American Studies in Athens in addition to his affiliation as a PhD Fellow at Maastricht University/United Nations University in the Netherlands. In the Washington, DC-metro area, he is a Business Development, Capture and Proposal Manager at ThunderCat Technology. In addition to various faculty teaching and research assignments, his closed and public symposia lectures range from small group ministerial-level to auditoriums. His education includes a Joint Executive MBA from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois and WHU, Vallendar, Germany as well as being a member of Saint Catherine’s College at Cambridge.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Oskonbaeva, Z. and Little, D. (2015) "The Lesson of the Trojan Horse and The End of the Washington-Brussels Consensus" Research Institute for European and American Studies, August 2, 2015
http://www.rieas.gr/research-areas/editorial/2452-the-lesson-of-the-trojan-horse-and-the-end-of-the-washington-brussels-consensus

 

Oskonbaeva, Z and Little, D (2015) , Revealing ISIS’ Grand Strategy: Mergers, Acquisitions and the Hostile Takeover of the Taliban, Research Institute for European and American Studies [online],  25 July 2015,  (http://www.rieas.gr/images/middleeast/eurasia/eurasian21.pdf)

 

Oskonbaeva, Z and Little, D. (2014). “Fear, Predictability and Profit – Why Nothing Will Change for a Divided Ukraine.” Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 6 September, 2014
http://rieas.gr/images/middleeast/eurasia/ukraine17.pdf

 

Little, D. (2013). “Old Wine in New Bottles: NATO and Cybersecurity.” Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 1 June 2013, http://www.rieas.gr/images/nato2013.pdf

 

Little, D. (2012). “The Damocles’ Sword of French Policy in Syria: Weighing the Incompatibility Between Prestige and International Norms.” Ideas That Shape [online], 12 Jun 2012, http://ideasthatshape.com/archives/1205

Mediterranean Council for Intelligence Studies, Issue 5, May 2012

 

Little, D. (2012). “Strategic Judo in the Eastern Mediterranean: How Greece and Cyprus Gained from Israeli Diplomacy.” Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 10 Jun 2012, http://www.rieas.gr/research-areas/greek-israel-studies.html

 

Little, D. (2012). “Rendevous in Washington: An Interview with Russia's Legendary Spymaster Major General (Retired) Oleg Kalugin.” Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 3 Jun 2012, http://www.rieas.gr/research-areas/global-issues/russian-studies.html

 

Little, D. (2012). “Return to Weimar: Why Right-Wing Extremism Thrives During Faltering Economic Times.” Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 27 May 2012, http://www.rieas.gr/research-areas/global-issues/balkan-studies.html

 

Little, D. (2012). “Great Powers” and “Big Brothers”: Why Conflict Resolution in Nagorno-Karabakh Remains Elusive. Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 8 May 2012,http://www.rieas.gr/research-areas/caspian-studies/greek-azerbaijani-studies.html

Mediterranean Council for Intelligence Studies, Issue 5, May 2012

 

Little, D. (2012).  “Paradigm Shifts in Mediterranean Policy: Boko Haram and Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.”  Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 22 April 2012, http://www.rieas.gr/research-areas/global-issues/islamic-studies.html

Mediterranean Council for Intelligence Studies, Issue 5, May 2012

 

Little, D. (2012).  “Revisiting Global Security from the Western Hemisphere:  The Potential U.S. Military Presence in Mexico.”  Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 25 March 2012, http://www.rieas.gr/research-areas/global-issues/transatlantic-studies.html

Mediterranean Council for Intelligence Studies, Issue 4, April 2012

 

Little, D. (2012). “The Great Schism Revisited:  The Underpinnings of Division between Hamas and Hezbollah.” Research Institute for European and American Studies [online], 11 March 2012, http://www.rieas.gr/images/mideast.pdf




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