Colonel Casimir C. Carey III is the 2012-13 Army War College Fellow at Syracuse University’s Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism. He is a military intelligence officer with over 23 years of commissioned service and three years of overseas deployments: Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait; Operation Iraqi Freedom in Baghdad, Iraq; deployment to Doha, Qatar; and Operation Enduring Freedom in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Although his lieutenant years were spent in Germany as a tank platoon leader and support platoon leader, he has since maintained a balance between intelligence collection and analytical assignments. Colonel Carey completed his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and a Master of Arts at Northern Illinois University. He taught at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, for three years and was appointed an Assistant Professor by the Dean of the Academic Board in 2002.