ANSWERS to Spanish Dancer on CIA and SOF Replacing Conventional Forces

My Masters is focused on Strategic Studies and International Security and my thesis is about the relevance of the black-ops (paramilitary) to the detriment of the conventional military operations in America´s foreign policy. Basically I argue (due to literature that I´ve been revising for more than a year) that it is a fact that since …

Spanish Dancer: Business Plans as Microsoft Fiction

Innosight Business plans should start with the value to the customer not Microsoft fiction–Scott Anthony’s latest in HBR. Business Plans and Other Works of Fiction Scott D. Anthony The purpose of a business, Peter Drucker famously said, is to create a customer. Yet, rather than creating customers, many innovators create a fantastical piece of what …

Spanish Dancer: Gapminder.org

Explore the world Gapminder World shows the World’s most important trends Wealth & Health of Nations CO2 emissions since 1820 Africa is not a country! Is child mortality falling? Where is HIV decreasing?

Spanish Dancer: Raul Castro Sets Term Limit, Promises End of an Era in Cuban Political Succession

Of note. Best beaches in the Western Hemisphere. Raul Castro promises an end of an era in Cuba Sara Miller Llana Christian Science Monitor, 25 February 2013 On Sunday, Cuban President Raul Castro promised to step down at the end of his 5-year term in 2018. Analysts say he’s seeking gradual change, without Cuba’s old …

Spanish Dancer: State-Sponsored Drug Crime Type B

Under the Mask of the War on Drugs LARS SCHALL – Asia Times (Hong Kong) The corruption prohibition produces is so much more extensive than most people realize. An unholy alliance between governments and cartels and, like a cancer, is eating us alive from the inside. Here is a taste of reality that explains how …

Spanish Dancer: State-Sponsored Drug Crime Type A

The Drugs Don’t Work: a Modern Medical Scandal BEN GOLDACRE – The Guardian (U.K.) This is an excellent and very insightful account of what has happened in Big Pharma’s quest for profit above health. Although the physician author is based in the U.K., his comments apply to the U.S. as well. If it doesn’t scare …

Spanish Dancer: Revisting the Water Footprint

We are beginning to think about how much “virtual” water we export and how to reduce that greatly. Water Footprint PNAS-article on The Water Footprint of Humanity Feb 13 – Water used by the agricultural sector accounts for nearly 92% of annual global freshwater consumption, according to a study that quantifies and maps humanity’s water …

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Below are listed recurring authors. One-time authors are easily searched for by name. Alias & Collective 4TH MEDIA – Anti-Empire Tough Love Truths from Varied Contributors BOOP, Betty – Serving Male Officer with  Sense of Humor BUCKY 2.0 – Dave Buck, Robert Steele, Frank Wennin, Alan Yelsey and Others DEFDOG – Serving Officer and Closet …

Mongoose: NASA Notices Middle East Water Loss — Israeli Theft of Water from Arab Aquifers Not Mentioned

Counterintelligence really has to broaden its mandate. A unified Arab water intelligence and counterintelligence authority would be most interesting! Alarming water loss in Middle East, NASA study says DOHA, Qatar –  A NASA study found that an amount of freshwater almost the size of the Dead Sea has been lost in parts of the Middle …