Journal: Afghanistan, Sun Tzu, State, & “Intelligence”

This post has four parts:  1)  Chuck Spinney’s long commentary; 2)  The original article with attachments from TruthDig; 3)  a ripost making three points about Chuck’s comments; 4) Chuck’s answer and a short comment from Robert Steele The Eikenberry Cables Turn Sun Tzu on His Head: Domestic Politics and the Art of Asymmetrical Bureaucratic War …

Who

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 …

Journal: The Domestic Politics of Afghanistan

Following editorial appeared in today’s Washington Post, commenting on a series of three excerpts of Bob Woodward’s new book, “Obama’s Wars.”  Invite your attention to highlighted portions, particularly the final one, “,,,  the president had treated the military as another political constituency that had to be accommodated …”  Anybody wanna speculate how that’s making the …