Wikistrat Expert Dr. Chip Beck

Dr. Chip Beck

Senior Writer/Consultant at DynCorp

Dr. Chip Beck has five decades of worldwide experience in military, intelligence, peacekeeping, defense, and foreign affairs experience with the United States security establishment.

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Dr. Chip Beck retired in January 2010 after serving 5 years as the Policy & Program Coordinator for the Africa Contingency Operations Training Assistance (ACOTA) program. Before that, he had professional experience in in counter-insurgency, counter-terrorism, counter-narcotics, counter-intelligence, counter-espionage, denied-area, paramilitary, foreign intelligence, security, peacekeeping, strategic influence, interrogation, political action, and covert operations. His previous employers include the CIA, the US Navy, and DynCorp.

Dr. Beck is experienced with headquarters or field assignments and has a doctorate in Organizational Leadership and Conflict Resolution. He speaks French, Spanish, and Portuguese and bits of KiSwahili, Arabic, Lao, Thai, Russian, and Japanese.

In addition to his security-related experience, Dr. Beck is a professional artist, editor, writer, and photographer.

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Academic Qualifications:
EdD, Organizational Leadership/Conflict Resolution, Nova Southeastern University; MA, Middle Eastern Studies, George Washington University, Washington; BA, International Relations, California State University, Northridge, California

Areas of Expertise:
Middle East
Central and South America
Cuba (direct access)
National Security Affairs & Principles
Immigration and Illegal Migration
Special Operations
Conflict Resolution
National Security Affairs & Principles
Traditional Societies versus Modern Governments

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