About the header imageA UH-60 Black Hawk from Task Force 34, 1st Battalion 244th Assault Helicopter Battalion flies over a mosque during a routine flight on Feb. 27. From US Army on Flickr.
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19 December 2011 Caracas (AP) State ran media announced Venezuela was sponsoring a ‘freedom flotilla’ to set sail tomorrow for Guantanamo Bay. Calling indefinite detention a “war crime against humanity,” the government slammed the U.S. based facility in Cuba, claiming additional … Continue reading
As Starbuck notably noted earlier – yours truly got to partake of the infamous Committee of 5‘s Iran Wargame @ that ancient Preysbsomething something school in Davidson (“Ain’t no big deal – it’s innocent”). Let’s just say it’s gon wreak … Continue reading
Congresscat Randy Forbes fires up the initiative called, “Strong Defense, Strong America.” “Some argue that another $600 billion of defense cuts will not hurt America. We can do more with less, they say. Or, we can just do less. They … Continue reading
Shee Poh! Soko’s Def Min is thinking of linking unconventional irregular land warfare with asymmetrical weaponized assets. The Defense Ministry is apparently minded to use songs and music videos by manufactured girl bands such as Girls’ Generation, Wonder Girls, After … Continue reading
Kindred spirit Caitlin deploys asymmetrical tactical delights: Lowy Interpreter, Rodger Shanahan has written a post wondering why women are unwilling to write or talk publicly about international relations. At the end of this rather troubling post, Mr. Shanahan states that … Continue reading
Dr Michael Horowitz – the cat that put the ‘option’ in ‘Adoption-Capacity’ theory in the essential “The Diffusion of Military Power: Causes and Consequences for Internat’l Politics” shares that PACRIM is on the verge of an Information Age arms race: … Continue reading
Diplopolititary – adj (dip -lo- polit -itary) Of, relating to, or characteristic of diplomatic, political and military concerns, endeavors of pre, au courant or future Westphalian or nonWestphalian nation states and non state actor outers. Often academia influ is implied. … Continue reading
>I hope that Pakistani Major Mehar Omar Khan doesn’t stop composing intriguing articles when he finishes his stint at the US Army’s Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Last week, we were treated to his essay “Is There an Islamic … Continue reading
>If you haven’t checked out Adam Elkus’ latest articles in Red Team Journal and at Open Democracy, you need to. A few snippets… From “New Years’ Resolutions for Strategic Theory”, regarding the COINdinistas and COINtras: The emerging strategic debate of … Continue reading
>Many milbloggers have been as shocked as I have been regarding the revelation that insurgent groups in Iraq and Afghanistan have the ability to view the live video footage from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) which patrol the skies of Iraq, … Continue reading