Maj (P) Jeff Bordin Receives Bronze Star for Green on Blue Study Leading to 80% Reduction in ISAF Deaths from Insider Attack

CITATION TO ACCOMPANY THE AWARD OF BRONZE STAR TO MAJOR JEFFREY T. BORDIN, UNITED STATES ARMY Citation: Major Jeffrey T. Bordin, United States Army, distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service while deployed in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM and Overseas Contingency Operations as the Center for Army Lessons Learned Liaison Officer assigned to Afghanistan, from …

Jeff Bordin: Fratricide (Green on Blue) in Afghanistan — A Crisis of Trust, A Vacuum in Understanding 1.1

2012 Previously rejected report is now key to US effort to curb insider killings in Afghanistan 2012 Pocket Guide Advises US Troops to “Avoid Arrogance,” “Respect Islam” in Order to Prevent “Green on Blue” Attacks 2011 Report Sees Danger in Local Allie: Study Says Killings of Americans by Afghan Security Forces Represent a ‘Systemic Threat’ …

Thomas Jefferson: True Federalism = State & Local Sovereignty

True Federalism. “The way to have good and safe government is not to trust it all to one, but to divide it among the many, distributing to every one exactly the functions he is competent to. Let the national government be entrusted with the defense of the nation, and its foreign and federal relations; the …

Marcus Aurelius: Is retirement an option for Fort Bragg Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, who is accused of forcible sodomy?

We have yet to hear from GEN DEMPSEY, current Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as to what he thinks should happen to BG SINCLAIR. Chairman was on record yesterday as saying that MG WARD, former CDRUSAFRICOM and charged by DoDIG with a whole litany of offenses, should retire as a four-star general. Fayetteville …

Berto Jongman: Academics in the Camps – the Life and Death of the Human Terrain System

Academics in Foxholes The Life and Death of the Human Terrain System Christopher Sims, Foreign Affairs, 4 February 2016 The U.S. government’s controversial effort to harness the social sciences in support of its counterinsurgency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, in an initiative known as the Human Terrain System, was one of the most ambitious and …

Antechinus: Time Is Running Out For Pax Americana’s Apologists

Time Is Running Out For Pax Americana’s Apologists The paradox of the current global crisis is that for the last five years, all relatively responsible and independent nations have made tremendous efforts to save the United States from the financial, economic, military, and political disaster that looms ahead. And this is all despite Washington’s equally …

Review: Afghanistan: The Perfect Failure – A War Doomed By The Coalition’s Strategies, Policies and Political Correctness

John L. Cook 4.0 out of 5 stars Deep Insights, A Couple of Misses, Certainly Recommended as Core Reading, November 8, 2014 A hold over from my time in Afghanistan, I finally got around to reading this book on a long flight and give it a solid four stars. There is some very good eye …

Bearden & Koskinas ON AFGHANISTAN + RECAP

Milt Bearden HIST 11 July 2011 Don’t Be Spooked by Pakistan HIST 1 Oct 2009 TESTIMONY to SFRC “The War in Afghanistan, The Regional Effects” HIST 9 April 2009 Obama’s War HIST March/April 2009 Curse of the Khyber Pass HIST Nov/Dec 2001 Afghanistan Graveyard of Empires Ioannis Koskinas 2013-08-01  The U.S.-Afghan game of “Chicken” 2013-07-10  …

Review: Lethal Incompetence

Jeff Bordin 5.0 out of 5 stars Authentic, Credible, Legitimate, and Damning of All Who Betray the Public Trust, August 24, 2013 I have this book in front of me, and will be doing a detailed review over the next week or so. I have already gone through it quickly, and concluded that it offers …