Timothy Hoyt is a Professor of Strategy and Policy, John Nicholas Brown Chair of Counterterrorism, and director of the Advanced Strategy Program at the US Naval War College in Newport, RI (USA) He received a Ph.D. in International Relations and Strategic Studies from the Johns Hopkins University in 1997. After graduating from Swarthmore College, he worked with the Ulster Quaker Service Committee in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1982-83. He is a member of the Military History Society of Ireland, and is currently researching the strategy and policies of the Irish Republican movement from 1858 to the present. His publications on Ireland include pieces in War on the Rocks (online), “Adapting to a Changing Environment — the Irish Republican Army as an Armed Group” in Armed Groups: Studies in National Security, Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency (ed. Jeffrey H. Norwitz — US Naval War College Press, 2008), “Like A Phoenix From the Ashes: The IRA as a Multi-Generational Movement and its Relevance for the War on Terror” in The Metamorphosis of War (ed. Avery Plaw — Rodopi Press 2012), “Military Innovation in Ireland 1916-1923” in Defence Forces Review 2016 (the journal of the Defence Forces of Ireland), and “The Easter Rising and the Changing Character of Irregular Warfare” in 1916 in Global Context: An Anti-Imperial Moment (ed. Enrico Dal Lago, Roisin Healy, and Gearoid Barry — Routledge, 2018). He is also the author of Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy: India, Iraq, and Israel (Routledge 2007), as well as many book chapters and articles on Cold War and contemporary security issues.