The Perspective of James Durso: Washington and the World

By Media Team

James Durso has been a regular contributor to Second Line of Defense and Defense Information. He provides an independent commentary on U.S. policy which focuses on how U.S. interests might be met, but not by pursuing the conventional wisdom of the usual Inside the Beltway pundits.

We have collected pieces which he has published on our websites over the past couple of years, and present those for the pleasure of our readers

James Durso (@james_durso) is the Managing Director of Corsair LLC, a supply chain consultancy.

He was a professional staff member at the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission and the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Mr. Durso served as a U.S. Navy officer for 20 years and specialized in logistics and security assistance.

His overseas military postings were in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, and he served in Iraq as a civilian transport advisor with the Coalition Provisional Authority.

He served afloat as Supply Officer of the submarine USS SKATE (SSN 578).

For a PDF version of the report, see the following:

The Durso Perspective

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