Dr Charles Knight researches technologies and methods for operations among populations and teaches on the postgraduate terrorism program at Charles Sturt University. Commissioned at Sandhurst, his service with the Royal Air Force, British and Omani Armies and in Asia informed his counterinsurgency PhD. He built simulation and weapons systems, spent a decade in Special Operations development and delivered novel capabilityand futures analytic methods. For urban operations he wrote doctrine and reformed training, and his Masters research analysed vulnerabilities to asymmetric attacks in cities. A surveillance, collection and analysis practitioner, he has held senior civilian security management positions, and continues to serve part time with the Australian Army Research Centre.