DEREK GANNON – A conflict journalist based in Texas. Veteran of U.S. Army Special Forces. He researches and reports on conflicts within the Middle East, West Africa, North Africa, and Horn of Africa Terror Networks & News. Ministry of Ungentlemenly Warfare Member, Humanist, and Former Armed Anthropologist that longs of what was, The American Dream. Veteran of 82nd Airborne Division, 173rd Airborne Brigade, RTB, & the U.S. Army 5th Special Forces Group “The Legion” (A/1/5 CIF).

Previous bylines include: SOFREP, War is Boring, War College, Headline News Across America.

Twitter: @derekgannoncm6

Appearances on War College podcast where I discuss the ambush in Niger here and China’s expansion militarily in Africa here.

Also my extensive back catalog of articles can be found here.