William M Arkin

William M. Arkin is an independent journalist and consultant, the "Washington Post's" national security blogger, and a long-time military analyst for NBC News. He has served in the U.S. Army as an intelligence analyst and is author or co-author of eleven books, including the best seller "Nuclear Battlefields" (1985) and "Code Names" (2005). He is author or co-author of over five hundred articles and conference papers on military affairs, as well as chapters in more than two dozen compilations.