Allan MacLeod | U.S. Marine Corps | Contributor   

Allan MacLeod is a US Marine and served as a Combat Engineer from 2005-2009, doing two tours in Anbar province. He graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, and currently works at New York University. In addition to his interest in the languages and history of the Middle East, he is interested in computer science and the lower level workings of computers and networks.