Dr. Charles Bartles

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Charles Bartles, Ph.D.
Foreign Military Studies Office
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

Dr. Charles K. Bartles is an analyst and Russian linguist with the Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas focused on Russia.

His specific research areas include Russian and Central Asian military force structure, modernization, tactics, officer and enlisted professional development, and security assistance programs. Also, as a space operations officer and lieutenant colonel in the US Army Reserve, Dr. Bartles has deployed to Afghanistan and served as a security assistance officer at embassies in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan. He is the co-author of the book The Russian Way of War: Force Structure, Tactics, and the Modernization of the Russian Ground Forces (Mentor, 2017) and has published over 40 articles.

He earned a B.A. in Russian from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, an M.A. in Russian and Eastern European Studies from the University of Kansas, and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

FMSO books authored by Dr. Charles K. Bartles

The Russian Way of War: Force Structure, Tactics and Modernization of the Russian Ground Forces (Dr. Lester W. Grau and Dr. Charles K. Bartles)

Mountain Warfare and Other Lofty Problems: Foreign Perspectives on High-Altitude Combat (Dr. Les Grau and Dr. Charles Bartles)

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