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Mr. Werner Selle

Phone: 571-277-2122

WERNER SELLE is a recent graduate of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh, with particular interests in international security, strategic studies, and U.S. foreign policy. Before enrolling at the University of Pittsburgh, he worked for 2 years as a psychological operations specialist. Prior to that, he was a non-commissioned officer and infantryman with numerous combat deployments. He holds a master’s degree in security and intelligence studies from GSPIA, and a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Pittsburgh. Additionally, he served as a security and logistics contractor in both Iraq and in the United States. His research interests include major and emerging powers in “marginal areas” and the effective use of military forces in broad-spectrum operations. He is currently pursuing research projects in non-traditional operations for military forces, such as combating transnational crime, disaster relief, and humanitarian aid.

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SSI books and monographs by Mr. Werner Selle

  • Military Contingencies in Megacities and Sub-Megacities

    December 09, 2016

    Authored by Dr. Phil Williams, Mr. Werner Selle.
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    This monograph looks at the possibility of a U.S. military contingency in a megacity. It examines key aspects of urbanization, identifies the kind of contingencies that might occur, and considers what needs to be done in terms of intelligence preparation for the urban battlefield, recruitment that is more selective, enhanced training, better equipment, and more effective tactics.