Board & Staff

Daily Operations Staff


VT Editorial Board of Directors

Membership on the board is honorary and unofficial

Chairman: Jim W. Dean

Jim W. Dean is the Managing Editor of Veterans Today involved in operations, development, and writing, plus an active schedule of TV and radio interviews.  Read his full bio.

VT Board Members

  • Gordon Duff:  Marine combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He is a disabled veteran and has worked on veterans and POW issues for decades. Gordon is an accredited diplomat and is generally accepted as one of the top global intelligence specialists. He manages the world’s largest private intelligence organization and regularly consults with governments challenged by security issues.  From 2009 to present, he serves as VT Senior Editor
  • Dr. Kevin Barrett: Specialist in Islamic Studies, Educator, Radio Host, Investigative Journalist
  • Jonas Alexis:  Mathematician and author, currently teaching in the Republic of Korea
  • Carol Duff:  RN/MSN (Ohio/Michigan licensed), Health
  • Dr. Preston James: Social psychologist, historian, political analyst
  • Carol Duff: RN/MSN Health Editor
  • Dmitri Khalezov: Soviet 12th Directorate, Nuclear Weapons Investigator
  • Mehran T. Keshe: Nuclear Engineer, Visionary
  • Nahed Al-Husaini: Former bureau chief for AP Middle East, Nana has run VT’s Damascus Bureau since 2014
  • Dr. Alan Sabrosky:  US Marines, Vietnam
  • Col. Eugene Khrushchev: Former Soviet/Russian Airborne commander and lecturer at the US Army War College.  Gene also served as operational head of IBM’s efforts in post-Soviet Russia.  In Afghanistan,  Chief of Planning, Intelligence and Psychological Warfare, former First Secretary, Soviet and Russian Embassies, Kabul, Afghanistan, Director of Strategic Planning, Adamus Defense Group, Switzerland (Currently serving with Russia’s Foreign Ministry)
  • Dr. Najm Hamad Al-Ahmad:  Former Minister of Justice (Syrian Arab Republic), Professor of Law, University of Damascus
  • Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun:  Grand Mufti of Syria and Highest Religious Authority
  • Bassam Barakat, Doctor of  Internal Medicine, Advisor on Health Care Policy, Damascus Syria
  • Dr. Galima Galiullina: Washington Bureau Chief

VT Advisory Board

  • Jeff Smith: Nuclear Physicist, is a former nuclear weapons specialist with the Department of Energy and UN (IAEA) weapons inspector specializing in nuclear nonproliferation issues. He is now a cryptographic curator and historian, preserving classified documents involving nuclear weapons research
  • F. William Engdahl: Global Energy Policy Specialist, Strategic Risk Analyst and author
  • Lt. Col. Stephen Avery USAF (ret): Airline security specialist, F111 pilot, USAF Special Operations pilot
  • Gwenyth Todd: Former Head, White House National Security Council, Middle East Desk, Chief Political Advisor, US Navy 5th Fleet
  • Leo Wanta: Former National Director of Intelligence under President Reagan and Inspector General, Department of Defense
  • Kadir A. Mohmand: Former commander with the Afghan Mujahideen, North American spokesman for Mujahideen veterans
  • Carla Ortiz: Activist/Film Maker
  • Frederick Coward, Corporate Security:  Former Supervising Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation for 30 years including diplomatic assignments in Japan and the Middle East
  • Michael Chester:  Corporate Chef

VT Correspondents

USA

  • Minneapolis:  Dr. Preston James
  • Washington:  Dr. Akbar Montaser

INTERNATIONAL

  • Afghanistan: Kadir Mohmand, Nazar Mohammad Mutmaeen Dr. Mohamed Miraki,
  • Armenia: David Boyajian
  • Austria:  Lee Wanta
  • Azerbaijan:  Henry Kamens
  • Cameroon:  Alex Powers
  • China: Jeff J. Brown
  • Georgia:  Jeffrey Silverman
  • Germany:  F. William Engdahl
  • Ghana:   Samuel Bunyan
  • Italy: Fabio Giuseppe Carlo Carisio
  • Japan:  Benjamin Fulford
  • Middle East:  Nahed al Husaini, Gwyneth Todd
    • Syria:  Dr. Bassam Barakat
    • EgyptDr. Ashraf Ezzat
    • Syria:  Dr. Bassam Barakat, Bassam Abu Sharif
    • PalestineSami Jadallah
    • Iran:  Dr. Ismail Salami
  • Pakistan: Imran Khan, Brigadier General Asif Haroon Raja
  • Russia:  Colonel Gene Khrushchev, Galima Galiullina PhD
  • Serbia: Sir Vojislav Milosevic
  • Switzerland: Dr. Ted Topolski
  • Thailand: Dimitri Khalezov
  • Ukraine: Russell Bentley, Bohdan Lystsia, Nadia Buzak
  • United Kingdom: Ian Greenhalgh

At Large

  • Admiral Iftikhar Ahmed Sirohey (Ret. Former Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, Military of Pakistan)
  • BG Simon Sharif, (retired Army of Pakistan)
  • Gilad Atzmon:  Author, musician, and activist at www.gilad.co.uk
  • Imran Khan:  Contributor, Current Prime Minister of Pakistan
  • Lt. General Hamid Gul, Editor and former DG, Inter-Services Intelligence (deceased)
  • Lt. General (Retd.) Banko Krga Former Head of Military Intelligence and Deputy Chief of General Staff, Serbian Armed Forces
  • Lt. General (Retd.) Satish Nambiar Former Deputy Chief of Staff, Assistant Secretary-General and Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
  • Professor Andrija Slavik
  • Vice Admiral Radomir Grujic, Fleet Commander, Serbian Naval Forces, Chief of Staff, War College of Serbia
  • Sajjad Shaukat., Lahore, Pakistan, writes on international affairs and is the author of the book: US vs Islamic Militants, Invisible Balance of Power: Dangerous Shift in International Relations
  • Nauman Sadiq, Attorney, and Columnist, Islamabad
  • Stuart Littlewood: Former RAF now photojournalist and political commentator
  • Michael Shrimpton: Author of Spyhunter, UK Barrister Shrimpton has advised UK intelligence agencies on Post War political movements in Europe for 30 years (Until imprisoned in a highly controversial case involving nuclear weapons secrets)
  • Robbie the Pict: Ruler of the imaginary Republic of Skye, political commentator, curmudgeon, and activist

Writers Emeritus

  • Eileen Fleming
  • Denise Nichols
  • Trowbridge Ford
  • Tom Valentine
  • Stephen Lendman
  • Clark McClelland
  • Dr. George Krasnow
  • Benjamin Fulford
  • Michael Knight
  • Chuck Palazzo
  • Phil Restino
  • Khalil Nouri
  • Kourosh Ziabari
  • Eric Wattree
  • Phil Tourney
  • Sibel Edmonds
  • Dale R. Suiter
  • Karen St. John
  • Patrick Willis
  • Ken Smith
  • Steve Scroggins
  • Dr. Ismail Salami
  • Zabiullah Rashidi
  • Rick Rogers
  • Ian Greenhalgh

IN MEMORIAM: Missing but not forgotten

  • Tom Duggan
  • Jane Rosenstein
  • Robert David Steel
  • Dave Lowry
  • Steve Robertson
  • Chuck Yeager
  • Tim King
  • Robert Fisk
  • Sandor Kakasi
  • Steven Lockhart Duff
  • Ian Alexander Duff
  • Margot Hanke
  • Sherwood Ross
  • Thomas Mattingly
  • Lt. General Hamid Gul
  • Major Raja Mujtaba
  • Sgt. Ralph W. Eckard
  • Clinton Bastin
  • Kathrine Frisk
  • Captain Eric May
  • Ernst and Ingrid Zundel
  • Paul Tate
  • CWO Ed Nichols
  • Peter Panayotou
  • Serena Shimm
  • Capt. Martha Foster
  • Anthony Lawson
  • Colonel David (Hack) Hackworth
  • Colonel Ted Guy USAF
  • Leo Crampsey
  • Gary Webb
  • Steve Palmer
  • Vittorio Arrigoni
  • Mohamed Mo Nabbous
  • Fr. Malachi Martin
  • Maya Naser
  • Pierre A. Rinfret
  • Captain/Ambassador Daniel Overmyer
  • Alynn Pike
  • Yarra Abbas
  • Britt Bambic
  • Tommy Hill
  • Michael Ruppert
  • Dr. James R. Hooker
  • Jim Karras
  • Ted Sampley
  • Ben (Jerome G.) Ervin
  • Gordon Obua
  • Dr. Franklin Lamb
  • David Goldberg
  • Alan Hart
  • Andre Vltcheck