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Category Archives: alqaeda
“Outside the wire and inside the loop” Those Free Rangin’ (Internat’l) cats at Free Range Internat’l have a great piece up about Karzai’s 1/2 brother getting bushwacked by his own security guard So it seems that Ahmed Wali Karzai (aka … Continue reading
Actually more like “Killing Your Way To Control.” Congrats to William F Owen for getting all published in British Army Review (PDF available here and at Small Wars Journal). And it’s about as subtle as wearing a thong to Church. … Continue reading
“Pakistani officials want to get to the bottom of this, and we’re working closely with them to help them in this investigation,” quoth 44’s counter you know what ism coordinator John Brennan to ABC News evermore. Is it time to … 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 haven’t seen much reaction to this article from the Times Online in the blogosphere (H/T SWJ). It appears that the Pakistani Army captured a series of over 150 caves near the Afghan-Pakistani border, believed to have harbored al-Qaeda. The … Continue reading
>Courtesy of Jenna (via Google Reader), we are reminded that al-Qaeda affiliates (e.g., al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, al-Qaeda in Iraq, etc) are not quite the real al-Qaeda Central (in Pakistan). For a brief primer, check out this post in … Continue reading
>…because it makes too much damn sense. Boss Mongo came up with a modest proposal for our various law enforcement and intelligence agencies in order to help keep known terrorists out of the US. Unlike other “modest proposals“, this isn’t … Continue reading
>…a terrorist with suspected links to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) attempts to blow up an Airbus en route to Detroit, Michigan. And I thought being in Reagan International on the 23rd of December was bad… One blog in … Continue reading
>Today’s foreign policy and military analysis, brought to you by some of the usual suspects. I received a link yesterday from CourtneyME109 regarding an interesting article in Foreign Policy Online entitled “No Good Choices“, referring to President Obama’s four proposed … Continue reading