Paul Floyd tracks and monitors a wide range of strategic and tactical issues concerning military forces around the world.
Mr. Floyd spent more than seven years in the U.S. Army's 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, before joining Stratfor. Among other leadership positions, he led an Afghan Special Operations squad on 35 missions. He was deployed eight times during his Army career — four times to Iraq and four times to Afghanistan. Mr. Floyd holds a bachelor's degree in government from the University of Texas at Austin.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Military doctrine and budgeting
- Special operations forces
- Small arms, explosives and Improvised Explosive Devices
- Battlefield analysis and strategy
- Terrorist attack cycles