About Lino Miani

2015 08 12 Half Mug FullLino Miani is a retired US Army Special Forces officer, author of The Sulu Arms Market, and CEO of Navisio Global LLC 

He has sixteen years of special operations, interagency, and multinational experience in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and NATO.

He is a veteran of the Program for Emerging Leaders (PEL) at the Center for the Study of WMD at National Defense University in Washington, DC, an Olmsted Foundation Scholar, and a sought after expert on illicit markets, WMD proliferation, and interagency organization. His 2011 book, The Sulu Arms Market is the world’s authoritative look inside the shadowy world of illicit trafficking of firearms in Southeast Asia.

Lino speaks Spanish, Malay, Indonesian, and French and holds security clearances in the United States and NATO.

He holds a B.S. in Regional Geography from West Point, an M.A. in Strategic and Defense Studies from the University of Malaya, and an M.A. in Interagency Studies from Kansas University.