Larry Kummer, Editor

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Interesting reading for your weekend

Contents Best comment so far on the surge. Why do solutions of the second kind not work? A case study of power and politics today in America  “Invisible Wounds of War“, RAND (April 2008) “Choosing War: The Decision to Invade Iraq and Its Aftermath“, Joseph J. Collins, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University …

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Another volley in the battle of the anthropologists

A volley of shots in the battle of the antropologists: “A Gun in One Hand, A Pen in the Other“, Newsweek (12 April 2008) — “The Army is spending millions to hire ‘experts’ to analyze Iraqi society. If only they could find some.” Dr. Montgomery McFate replies in “HTS and Newsweek”, posted at the Small …

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Stratfor warns about the global food crisis

Stratfor picks up on something I mentioned in Important news about the global food crisis! (1 April 2008):  “A Wheat Fungus and the Potential Food Crisis”, Stratfor (17 April 2008) — Subscribers only.   Excerpt: A fungus that affects wheat growth has spread beyond East Africa into southern parts of the Middle East. Given the coming monsoon season, …

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America needs a Foreign Legion

Michael O’Hanlon advocates recruiting foreigners into the US military in this Bookings Institute video:  “The Future of the Military“.  He wrote two articles with Max Boot advocating this.  “Create a U.S. foreign legion“, Armed Forces Journal (March 2007). “A Military Path to Citizenship“, Washington Post (19 October 2006). These articles have attracted much consideration, even mockery, but the …

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