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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Category Archives: politics
“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
Major Burke asked me to fill in on his blog while he was away, so here’s my contribution. The emerging “free” nations of Egypt, Tunisia and (eastern) Libya have a very long way to go, and many lessons that they … Continue reading
Libya Latest: Diplomats struggle to maintain unity NATO steps up airstrikes near Misurata Iran secretly helping Syria put down demonstrations CIA agrees to reveal more about its ops to Pakistan Taliban deepens infiltration of Afghan institutions Neumann/O’Hanlon: Afghan army on … Continue reading
>Yesterday, Small Wars Journal published comments from a number of people regarding the impact of the “New Media” in counterinsurgency, getting responses from counterinsurgency experts ranging from David Kilcullen to, erm, yours truly (who writes about break-dancing stormtroopers just as … Continue reading
>The military-related blogs, such as Small Wars Journal, MountainRunner and the like have been relatively quiet on the current economic crisis, even though this has almost as much of an impact on foreign and defense policy than whether or not … Continue reading