Omnivore 01/10/09

Towards a New Strategic Concept For NATO, Klaus Wittman, NATO Defense College The Evolution of Armed Groups, David H. Sacko et al., SSRN Conflict Studies Abstracts Analyzing Australia's Public Sphere Initiative, Palantir Staff, Analysis Blog/Palantir Government HASC Assessment of the Human Terrain System, Editors, Small Wars Journal Pentagon Pushes For Unblinking Surveillance, Christian Lowe, Defense … Continue reading Omnivore 01/10/09

Omnivore 30/09/09

Daily Brief: 30 Afghans Killed in Kandahar Roadside Bomb, Katherine Tiedemann, AfPak Channel/Foreign Policy You Don't ALWAYS Have to Escalate, Joshua Foust, Balkh Power Struggle Leaves Locals Fearful, Ahmad Kawoosh, Institute for War & Peace Reporting Ballot Uncertainty Fuels Cynicism in Helmand, Mohammad Ilyas Dayee, Institute for War & Peace Reporting First Strategic Flight … Continue reading Omnivore 30/09/09

Apparently There’s a Taliban Problem in Quetta

Now this is interesting: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- As American troops move deeper into southern Afghanistan to fight Taliban insurgents, U.S. officials are expressing new concerns about the role of fugitive Taliban leader Mohammad Omar and his council of lieutenants, who reportedly plan and launch cross-border strikes from safe havens around the southwestern Pakistani city of … Continue reading Apparently There’s a Taliban Problem in Quetta