Thursday, February 19, 2009

Everything You Need to Know About the Middle East

- Military analyst for the Fox News Channel, Major General Paul E. Vallely tells us everything we need to know about the Middle East today.

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Major General Paul E. Vallely served in many overseas theaters, including Europe and the Pacific Rim countries, as well as two combat tours in Vietnam. He has served on U.S. security assistance missions pertaining to civilian-military relations in locations around the world.

Gen. Vallely is a graduate of the Infantry School, Ranger and Airborne Schools, Jumpmaster School, the Command and General Staff School, The Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Army War College. His combat service in Vietnam included positions as infantry company commander, intelligence officer, operations officer, military advisor and aide-de-camp. He has over 15 years experience in Special Operations, Psychological and Civil-Military Operations.

Gen. Vallely was one of the first nominees for Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations under President Reagan, and commanded the 351st Civil Affairs Command during the 1980s. He has served as a consultant to the Commanding General of the Special Operations Command as well as the Department of Defense Anti-Drug and Counter-Terrorist Task Forces.

Gen. Vallely is a military analyst for Fox News Channel and is a guest on many nationally-syndicated radio talk shows. He also is a guest lecturer on the War on Terror and co-authored The Endgame, Winning the War on Terror. General Vallely currently hosts Osprey Media's Internet Radio show Stand Up America