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Walter C. Uhler served in the U.S. Army Security Agency (a branch of the National Security Agency) from late 1966 to early 1971. He received BA's in Political Science and Russian Language, as well as a certificate in Russian Area Studies, from the Pennsylvania State University in 1973. As a graduate student and teaching assistant, he studied Russian History at Penn State under Sergei Vasilievich Utechin during 1973-76. He received an MPA from Penn State in 1992.

His Master's Essay compared the weapons acquisition process in the United States and the Soviet Union. Since 1976, he's been a civil servant, employed as weapons acquisition executive in the Department of Defense, and currently serves as an Operations Chief in the Defense Contract Management Agency. His negotiations with defense contractors have saved DOD hundreds of millions of dollars. He also is an independent scholar specializing in Russian and military history, the Cold War, and international security.

His numerous articles, op-eds, and reviews have been published in The Nation, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Journal of Military History, Russian History, the San Francisco Chronicle, Moscow Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Defense News, the Naval War College Review, Journal of Slavic Military Studies (London) and Russkaya Evropa (St. Petersburg) among other journals magazines and newspapers. His article, "National Missile Defense and Russian-American Relations," remains posted on the website of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and his article, "Democracy or dominion?" was republished in a college textbook (Annual Editions: World Politics 05/06) in 2005. The Summer 2005 issue of Slavic Review published an obituary of his mentor, Sergei Vasilievich Utechin, which he was honored to write.

In addition, his work has been posted online, most notably at The Huffington Post. He also is an online columnist for Bush Watch and Margot B World News, an assistant editor for Inkywatch, a frequent contributor to BuzzFlash and uruknet, and an occassional contributor to SmirkingChimp.com, Information Clearing House and Antiwar.com. In 2000, at the invitation of Mikhail Gorbachev, he participated in the State of the World Forum in New York, which coincided with the UN's Millennium Summit.

In 2002, he presented testimony about missile defense to state legislatures in Vermont and California. That same year he gave interviews to radio stations across the country (as well as to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty) on that subject. In 2004 he was elected President of the Russian-American International Studies Association, which holds an annual conference at St. Petersburg University, Russia. In May 2005 he gave interviews about the state of Russian-American relations to two TV stations in St. Petersburg.

He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies and the National Book Critics Circle. His biography can be found in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in Finance and Business.

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DateTitle
03/23/2010 06:27:48A Great Achievement for a Decent, Civilized United States of America
06/15/2009 05:31:39Igor Sutyagin and I. F. Stone: Spies?
03/04/2009 21:30:58Last Rites for the United States, and Himself - Book Review by Walter C. Uhler of Last Rites, by John Lukacs
01/17/2009 08:15:35Legacies? How About "Good Riddance to the Swine?"
09/28/2008 18:59:32By Playing its Iraq Card, Russia Exposes McCain's Poor National Security Judgment
07/09/2008 02:58:35Barack Obama: Don't go "Wobbly" on Iraq!
06/16/2008 09:15:20Addressing America's "Deeper Malignancies"
06/06/2008 04:00:24Scott McClellan's Residual Affection for Bush (the Psychopath?)
05/09/2008 23:48:24Is the United States of America Addicted to War?
02/03/2008 01:40:10Were Baghdad's Female Suicide Bombers Mentally Retarded?
01/29/2008 23:44:57The Psychopath's "State of the Union": Disguising America's Deep Humiliation
01/18/2008 00:55:22For Bush and McCain, Iraqis are merely "ropes for American dirty laundry"
01/16/2008 11:56:54Mission Accomplished - Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job - and now?
12/31/2007 20:33:07William Kristol, the New York Times and Nazi Gunter d'Alquen
12/22/2007 10:33:28Truth, Lies, Errors and Bullshit About Iraq and Iran Posted 20 December 2007
12/12/2007 23:01:44Philadelphia Inquirer Editor Gushes over Bush, Columnist Panders to Anti-Immigration Crowd
12/06/2007 10:08:40Press Secretary Dana Perino: Spinning Lies for the Butcher of Baghdad
11/27/2007 08:38:19The Global Impact of Bush's War Crimes in Iraq: King Midas in Reverse
10/12/2007 11:16:08Bush's Campaign of Lies to Conceal War Crimes
10/04/2007 19:36:02Journalistic Weeds Blighting America's Political Landscape
09/28/2007 22:26:14Certain Americans
09/19/2007 22:08:28Bringing Die-hard War Supporters and Feckless War Opponents to Their Knees
09/07/2007 09:37:04The "Surge" Without the Bush/Petraeus Smoke and Mirrors
08/27/2007 08:11:06Iraq, Iran and the Moral Rot Infecting the Soul of America
08/23/2007 00:42:46Blaming All Americans for Bush's Debacle in Iraq?
08/09/2007 22:45:10Lying Again, This Time About Iran's Nuclear Program
08/06/2007 18:09:28Hiroshima, Nagasaki and America's Immoral Addiction to Nuclear Weapons
08/02/2007 20:16:16The "Protocol of the Elders of American Neoconservatism" and the Blood of American Soldiers
07/28/2007 02:23:03Bush's Missile Defense vs. My Erector Set
07/13/2007 11:49:17Earth to Bush: "The Chaos in Iraq You Now Decry was Caused By You!"
07/11/2007 13:54:53The Bush/Cheney Holocaust in Iraq, Part Three: Desperation unto Bombing Iran
06/30/2007 09:11:36The Bush/Cheney Holocaust in Iraq, Part Two: Incompetence
06/19/2007 13:34:06The Bush/Cheney Holocaust in Iraq: Criminality, Immorality, Incompetence and Desperation
06/08/2007 14:16:14Missile Defense: Putin Rescues Bush from Yet Another "Foolish Thing Poorly Done"
06/08/2007 13:57:26Foxbats over Dimona: Revisionist History or Marvelous (Zionist) Fantasy?
06/07/2007 09:26:49Foxbats over Dimona: Revisionist History or Marvelous (Zionist) Fantasy?
05/15/2007 09:26:47Inciting a New Cold War: Hypocritical U.S. Views about Russia's Democracy
05/08/2007 11:44:52George Kennan vs. Bush, Cheney, Rove, Kristol, Limbaugh, O'Reilly and Coulter
05/02/2007 11:04:28John Lukacs on George Kennan: The Conscience of America
04/17/2007 14:02:27After All, It's President George W. Bush: So "Attention Must Be Paid!"
04/03/2007 12:51:41Stinky Inky, Part VI: Carlin Romano's April Fools' Joke on His Philadelphia Inquirer Readers
03/28/2007 09:19:50Part Two: Iraq, Bush's God-Emboldened Narcissism and Parasitic Militarism
03/19/2007 16:47:52Iraq, Bush's God-Emboldened Narcissism and Parasitic Militarism
03/07/2007 10:09:31When Does Opposition to Israel or the Israel Lobby Indicate Anti-Semitism?
03/02/2007 22:18:18A Pig Looking at a Watch: Assessing Iran's Nuclear Program
02/16/2007 21:09:19Israel's Bomb, Iran's Pursuit of the Bomb and U.S. War Preparations (Part Three)
02/09/2007 17:15:44Israel's Bomb, Iran's Pursuit of the Bomb and U.S. War Preparations (Part Two)
02/05/2007 18:18:47Israel's Bomb, Iran's Pursuit of the Bomb and U.S. War Preparations (Part One)
01/24/2007 15:05:26Supporting the Troops? Senator Webb Puts Bush in the Cross-hairs
01/22/2007 14:19:09Stinky Inky, Part V: Dinesh D'Souza and the Smatterers at the Philadelphia Inquirer
01/19/2007 10:13:22Hoover Institution Hack from Ann Coulter's School of History Slimes "Left" for 9/11
01/11/2007 11:52:39FOX News Fascist, Gretchen Carlson, Swift-boats Sen. Kennedy's Opposition to Bush's "Surge"
01/03/2007 04:43:17Bringing the "Perps," Bush and Cheney, to Justice
12/22/2006 00:59:46Put on the Spot, Our Punk President Lies Yet Again
12/11/2006 07:02:38The South Continues to "Make" Race: Will the Supreme Court Follow?

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