Zachary Alpert is a recent graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. At UCSB he majored in history and minored Global Peace and Security. His thesis on the early efforts of the United States Intelligence Community to track Usama bin Laden received the History Associates Board Prize for best thesis. Zac plans to attend graduate school for International Relations or law school for International Law in the upcoming year. At 361Security he utilizes open-source intelligence to create detailed reports on the political, security, and economic situations of volatile nations.