Mark Albertson is the historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine. He has authored several books, including On History: A Treatise; and, is finishing volume 1, Sky Soldiers: The Saga of Army Aviation. An avid speaker, he travels Connecticut presenting a variety of historical topics and current events. He teaches as an adjunct at Norwalk Community College for the Extend Studies Program and for the Lifetime Learners Institute.
Mark’s talk on Syria will focus on the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. How ISIS is filling a void left by the United States pull out; and the Russian intervention and what that has to do with the current situation in Ukraine; the competition between Russia and Saudi Arabia selling oil and gas.