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James P. Farwell is an author and defense consultant who has advised the U.S. Department of Defense and the US SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND and the US STRATEGIC COMMAND on global initiatives and actions. 

He has also served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense, including Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence), Special Operations - Low Intensity Conflict, and U.S. STRATEGIC COMMAND 

He was a partner at Chaffe McCall law firm. 

He holds a B.A. from Tulane University, a J.D. in Law from Tulane University, and a D.C.L.S. in Comparative Law from the University of Cambridge (Trinity College). He has served in the U.S. Army, where he attained the rank of Captain. 

He is an Associate Fellow in the Kings Centre for Strategic Communications, Department of War Studies, King’s College, London. He is a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute in Washington. He is a Senior Fellow in the Institute of Bioscience Research, Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Board of Advisors Defence Strategic Communications. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).


The Pakistan Cauldron: Conspiracy, Assassination & Instability (Washington: Potomac Books, 2011).

Persuasion & Power: The Art of Strategic Communication (Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2012).

Communication Strategy: How To Forge One That Wins (co-author: Darby Arakelian)(2015)(forthcoming from Joint Special Operations University, written at its request and used in its curricula)

Forging Special Operations Cyber Capabilities to Counter Terrorism (co-author: Rafal Rohozinski) (Monograph for Joint Special Operations University, 2016.

“Issues of Law Raised by Developments and Use of Neuroscience and Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense,” in Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns (ed.), (Boca Raton: Taylor and Francis, 2014).

“Strategic communications and cyberspace in Mexico’s Drug War (co-authors: Darby Arakelian and Antoine Nouvet), in Open Empowerment: From Digital Protest to Cyber War (R. Muggah & R. Rohozinski, Ed)(Ottawa: SecDef Foundation, 2016).

Revitalizing Cities: The HRI Vision (in collaboration with Pres Kabacoff, Tom Leonhard and Eddie Boettner), (Lafayette: University of Louisiana Lafayette Press, 2016).

The Architecture of Cybersecurity (co-authors: V. Roddy, G. Elkins, Y. Chalker), (Lafayette: University of Louisiana Lafayette (Sans Souci imprint), 2017).

“Strengthening Private/Public Partnerships in National Cybersecurity,” in Understanding Cyber Security: Emerging Governance and Strategy, (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield: 2018).

Information Warfare (Quantico: United States Marine Corps University Press, 2020)

Corporate Warrior (forthcoming Rothstein Publishing, 2022).



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