Tag Archives: Counterinsurgency

Tom Hayden :
BOOKS | Counterinsurgency architect Kilcullen on the ‘coming age of the urban guerrilla’

David Kilcullen leaves Iraq and Afghanistan behind to concentrate on how to keep malignant masses of desperate people at bay in a coming urban apocalypse. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | July 8, 2014 [Out of the Mountains: … finish reading Tom Hayden :
BOOKS | Counterinsurgency architect Kilcullen on the ‘coming age of the urban guerrilla’

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | The evil that was Phoenix

Douglas Valentine’s ‘The Phoenix Program,’ gives lie to the ongoing attempts to turn the U.S. war in Vietnam into a noble effort. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | July 8, 2014 “Phoenix was far worse than the things … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | The evil that was Phoenix

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Marc Estrin : Who Needs Tear Gas?

“Port-A-Potty.” Art by Ali Spagnola / alispagnola.com.Who needs tear gas? The switch from blameworthy military attack to invisible counterinsurgency is a smart one for cities and towns strapped for budget. By Marc Estrin | The Rag Blog | November 29, … finish reading Marc Estrin : Who Needs Tear Gas?

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Vietnam and Afghanistan : Still Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

American soldiers carry a wounded comrade through a Vietnam Swamp. Photo by Paul Halverson, 1969. Image from The Veterans Hour.Afghanistan, and the specter of Vietnam:Waist deep in the big muddy By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / May 27, … finish reading Vietnam and Afghanistan : Still Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

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Turning to High-Tech to See Through the Economic Mess

Fighter pilot helmet with x-ray vision — to see through those marble walls! And that ain’t nothin, honey.Using 21st century anti-insurgency technology to prevent the next stock market meltdownBy Doug Porter / September 23, 2008 The Washington Post and the … finish reading Turning to High-Tech to See Through the Economic Mess

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U.N. Finds U.S. Airstrike Killed 90 Afghans

An Afghan doctor, left, examines Zinat Gul’s wounded hand, who allegedly was wounded by a U.S. air strike in Shindand district, as her mother looks on at a hospital in Herat, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Photo by Fraidoon … finish reading U.N. Finds U.S. Airstrike Killed 90 Afghans

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