"The comprehensive way to try to pursue political ends, including the threat or actual use of force"
GsGf's Vertical Envelopment Advisor (he also sometimes gigs on the Board of Directors) is the world famous Starbuck from Wings Over Iraq. Often nom d'voyage'd Army Captain (P) Burke - he's written choice mindcandy in Small Wars Journal, Wired.com's "Danger Room", FoPo Online, the Guardian, DOD's "Early Bird", Army's "Stand-to", while providing clear, timely communications and clarifications to New York Times not to mention hanging out with lesser mortals at times via the Best Blog on Earth.
Starbuck's Strategy Soiree Contest thingy is rocking right along more better than a wet T shirt contest - Check out several super smart submissions for the Strategy Essay Contest at WoI
Best Strategist - ever? This cat? Or maybe this guy?
Get in on the action and submit your essay/analysis on like the best strategist ever
Pic - "I aim to make Georgia howl"