MWI Adjunct Scholar, 2017–18

Col. (ret) Isaiah (Ike) Wilson III, PhD, is a strategist and a leading advocate for change in America’s concepts of and approaches to security policy, war and peace. A combat veteran, former Army aviator, strategist, and professor of political science, he most recently served as Chief of the Commander’s Intiatives Group, US Central Command. He formerly served as a full professor and academic program director at West Point, where he also founded the West Point Grand Strategy Program. Dr. Wilson has numerous publications to his credit, including, Thinking Beyond War: Civil-Military Relations and Why America Fails to Win the Peace (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007 and 2013).