Mick Ryan is a recently retired Major General in the Australian army, and an adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. During his military career, he commanded at platoon, squadron, regiment, task force, and brigade levels in the Australian Army. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, the USMC Command and Staff College and School of Advanced Warfare, he is an experienced strategist having worked at high levels in this capacity in the Australian and US militaries. He is also a passionate advocate of professional education and lifelong learning

Books by Mick Ryan