John Arquilla is Professor of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He is the author of Lessons from the War with Saddam Hussein (RAND, 1991), Dubious Battles (Crane Russak, 1992), and From Troy to Entebbe (University Press of America, 1996), as well as many articles, book chapters, and monographs on topics in security affairs. He is best known for his collaborative RAND studies with David Ronfeldt, notably Cyberwar is Coming! (1993) and The Advent of Netwar (1996).
Douglas A. Borer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey. He co-edited with Mark T. Berger The Rise of East Asia: Critical Visions of the Pacific Century (Routledge, 1997) and authored Superpowers Defeated: Vietnam and Afghanistan Compared (Frank Cass, 1999).