Rob Sentse: The African Boulevard of Broken Dreams (American Intelligence Journal)

The African Boulevard of Broken Dreams Maj (Ret) Rob Sentse, Royal Netherlands Army Two major and interlinked issues of note include the perceived necessity to review the focus of current military engagement by both NATO and the EU, and the strategic importance of both the African Continent and the Atlantic Ocean, which are in fact …

Rob Sentse: The Battle for the Information Domain

The Battle for the Information Domain By Major Rob Sentse[1] Bachelor. Infantry, Royal Netherlands Army and Major Arno Storm, Bachelor. Infantry, Royal Netherlands Army “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou (American Poet, b.1928) (This …

Rob Sentse: Influence Operations within Multinatinal Operations — Market Your “Product” Don’t Just Shove It Down Their Throats with Air Strikes and Night Raids

Influence behaviour. Market your product. Know the human environment as operations are predominantly conducted in urbanized terrain. Understanding the environment is fundamental in either conducting operations and analyzing any threat. Performing operations from a marketing perspective means that you have to: Review of the operational environment. Try to analyze a country as you would analyze …

Robert Steele: Ghani Wins by 6% or More — 5,000 Mullahs for Ghani, Karzai Frantically Trying to Deal, Abdullah Promising Millions (But Out of Cash), with Pakistan Destabilizing to Stave Off Durand Line Challenge by Afghanistan

SUMMARY OF VARIED OPEN SOURCES: There is a Pashtun Storm brewing. For months Karzai has been frantically trying to deal away the run-off, thus acknowledging that Ghani has won the Presidency. Karzai is trying to place Abdullah as Prime Minister (which has always been Abdullah’s only realistic goal as a 100% Tajik minority) and claim …

Creating a Healthy Society

Shaping the conditions to build a healthy society, a healthy nation consisting of healthy people who are motivated to look ahead.. To shape such conditions the international community should create a comprehensive approach. It would be beneficial for the country, in this case South-Sudan (GoSS), if the UN / EU would deploy civil servants from …