The current Department of Defense description of extremism prohibits the effects of a problem it does not yet define. A clear definition is needed to address extremism.
Keith S. Gibel is an active-duty captain in the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps and serves as a national security law professor at The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School (TJAGLCS) in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is pursuing a master’s degree in practical ethics with the University of Oxford. The views expressed herein are his own personal views, and they do not reflect those of TJAGLCS, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.
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