Matthew Hoh is a Member of the Advisory Board of World BEYOND War. He is based in the United States. Matt is also on the advisory boards of Expose Facts and Veterans For Peace. In 2009 he resigned his position with the State Department in Afghanistan in protest of the escalation of the Afghan War by the Obama Administration. He previously had been in Iraq with a State Department team and with the U.S. Marines. He is a Senior Fellow with the Center for International Policy.