Dr. Kagan is Associate Professor of Military History at the US Military Academy at West Point, NY. He has written extensively in the fields of military history and current American military policy including While America Sleeps: Self-Delusion, Military Weakness, and the Threat to Peace Today, (co-authored with Donald Kagan), St. Martin's Press, 2000; The Military History of Tsarist Russian and The Military History of the Soviet Union (co-edited with Robin Higham), Palgrave, 2002; and The Military Reforms of Nicholas I: The Origins of the Modern Russian Army, St. Martin's Press, 1999. He has also written extensively in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, and elsewhere.
Major Kubik has spent more than two decades as a leader in the US Army. Enlisting in 1982, he served as a team leader, squad leader, and platoon sergeant in the Republic of Panama and in the USA. After commissioning, he served as a platoon leader in the Persian Gulf War and as a company commander in Croatia / Bosnia. He earned his Masters Degree in English at the University of Virginia and is currently an Assistant Professor of English at the US Military Academy, West Point, NY.