Paul Barnes is a serving soldier in the British Army. He has deployed on operations to the Former Yugoslavia, Northern Ireland, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He holds an MA in Military History from the University of Birmingham, and is currently a doctrine writer at the Army’s Land Warfare Centre in Wiltshire. Paul was a Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and remains a member of the RUSI Military Science Advisory Board. He is currently a Fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point, in the United States, a Chief of the General Staff’s Fellow, and a Chief of the Air Staff’s Fellow.