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Mark Jacobsen is a C-17 pilot in the U.S. Air Force and a Middle East Regional Affairs Specialist. He has flown missions to more than 25 countries, speaks Arabic, and studied Conflict Resolution in Jordan. Mark enjoys imaginative, character-driven fiction, and his own writing reflects his interests in politics and international affairs. He is the winner of the 2001 Asimov Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing. He lives in northern California with his wife and three children. Follow Mark online and subscribe to his mailing list at or @jacobsenmd.

I’m a week late sharing the link here, but if you haven’t already, I encourage you to readmy new piece at War on the Rocks: How to Discover Defense Innovation. In this article, several coauthors and I discuss how our involvement in the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum 2013 conference led to unforeseen successes that directly benefit the Department of Defense. How? “Discovery activities” are the raw...

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