Dan E. Stigall

Dan Stigall

Dan E. Stigall

Guest Author

Dan E. Stigall is the Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor for International Affairs for the National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). He is also a Distinguished Professional Lecturer in National Security Law at the George Washington University Law School.

From 2017–19, he served as a Director for Counterterrorism with the National Security Council, where he focused on detainee policy and served as lead author and interagency coordinator for the U.S. National Strategy for Counterterrorism. He has served in multiple roles in the DOJ as both a policy advisor and trial attorney, including several years in DOJ’s Office of International Affairs.

He has also served on active duty as a U.S. Army Judge Advocate (JAG) with assignments in Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. He remains an officer in the US Army Reserve.

Any opinion expressed is solely that of the author.

Articles of War Posts