Dr. Mark Moyar received a B.A. summa cum laude in history from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in history from Cambridge University. He holds the Kim T. Adamson Chair of Insurgency and Terrorism at the U.S. Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia. His articles have been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the National Review, the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Post, and the New York Sun. Prior to writing Triumph Forsaken, he published Phoenix and the Birds of Prey, which is being republished in late 2007 in a new edition. Dr. Moyar has taught previously at Cambridge University, Ohio State University, and Texas A&M University.