About the CTC Sentinel
The Sentinel is a monthly, independent publication that leverages the Center’s global network of scholars and practitioners to understand and confront contemporary threats posed by terrorism and other forms of political violence.
Most Recent CTC Sentinel | Volume 8, Issue 2 (February 2015)
Published by Combating Terrorism Center
Cover Story Overview
A View From the CT Foxhole:
An Interview With Captain Robert A. Newson, Military Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
By Brian Dodwell and Marielle Ness
In the second iteration of the CTC Sentinel’s series of interviews with counterterrorism practitioners, we talk to Captain Robert A. Newson, U.S. Navy, a Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) officer who most recently led strategy and concept development for the Naval Special Warfare Command. Previously, he commanded Special Operations Command (Forward) in Yemen. In the interview, he discusses his experiences in Yemen in 2010-2012 and provides valuable insight regarding a variety of key U.S. counterterrorism issues, to include security assistance, advise and assist efforts, intelligence sharing, and equipping for small wars.
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