Handbook: Religious Affairs in Joint Operations

DoD, HUMINT, Military
Full Text Online

This handbook is nothing more than a Chaplain’s Rice Bowl.  It has nothing to do with what we were hoping for, Religious Engagement.  For that, see the two references below by Capt Doug Johnston, USN (Ret), still the Top Gun on the topic.  JCS needs to completely rewrite this publication, triple it in breadth and depth, and get a grip on religious engagement tactics, techniques, and procedures before, during, and after operational engagement.

Review: Religion, The Missing Dimension of Statecraft

Review: Faith-Based Diplomacy–Trumping Realpolitik

And:

Review: The Compassionate Instinct–The Science of Human Goodness

Review: The Blank Slate–The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Review: The Lucifer Principle–A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History (Paperback)

Review: Introduction to Paradigms–Overview, Definitions, Categories, Basics, Optimizing Paradigms & Paradigm Engines

Review: The Celestine Prophecy

Review: Reconciliation–Islam, Democracy, and the West

Review: The Crisis of Western Culture

Review: The End of Faith–Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason (Paperback)

Review: American Fascists–The Christian Right and the War On America

Review: The Fifteen Century War, Islam’s Violent Heritage

Review: Philosophy and the Social Problem–The Annotated Edition

Review: Public Philosophy–Essays on Morality in Politics

Review: The Varieties of Scientific Experience–A Personal View of the Search for God

Review: Pagan Christianity?: Exploring the Roots of Our Church Practices

Review: Misquoting Jesus–The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why (Plus)

Review: 101 Myths of the Bible–How Ancient Scribes Invented Biblical History

Review: A Civilization of Love–What Every Catholic Can Do to Transform the World

Review: Wars of Blood and Faith–The Conflicts That Will Shape the 21st Century

Review: Earthspirit–A Handbook for Nurturing an Ecological Christianity

Review: Dogs of God–Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors (Hardcover)

Review: Why the Rest Hates the West–Understanding the Roots of Global Rage (Paperback)

Review: American Theocracy–The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century (Hardcover)

Reference: Study of Islamic Theology

Journal: Seven Stages of Jihad

Journal: Anthropology 101–Not Being Listened To