David V. Gioe is History Fellow at the U.S. Army Cyber Institute where he is also Assistant Professor of History. He is a U.S. Navy veteran and a former Central Intelligence Agency operations officer. He holds an M.A. from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a Ph.D. in Politics and International Studies from the University of Cambridge. This is his personal analysis and does not represent the views of U.S. Army, the Department of Defense or the U.S. government.