Robert Steele & Anonymous: Most Analysis Software Sucks — And Story of How Steele Correctly Called BSA Not Being Signed in Afghanistan

ROBERT STEELE: I have been re-kicking the tires on the obvious aspiring analytic software packages, and find all of them unworthy for multiple reasons ranging from an inability to ingest data to an obscene amount of training being required to extract data to a general uselessness at making intuitive leaps. I asked one of the …

NIGHTWATCH: Pakistan Attacking India + Pakistan RECAP

India-Pakistan: Relations are trending downward and tension is up because of a surge in attacks from Pakistan in the past two months along the Line of Control and across the International Border of India’s Jammu and Kashmir State. This week two attacks occurred: on the night of 22 October and the night of 24 October. …

Review: Pakistan on the Brink–The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan

Ahmed Rashid REF A — 12 Years of Lessons Learned in Time for 2014, October 13, 2013 This is an extraordinary book that required a great deal of time, not in the reading, but in the reflection. This will be a longer review than usual, even for me, because this book contains all of the …

NIGHTWATCH: Afghanistan – the Numbers Known and Unknown

Afghanistan: Comment: NightWatch has completed one of its occasional reviews of the level of violence in Afghanistan. Reportig from Afghan government sources since March 2013 shows that the major policy initiatives and resource commitments by of the Allied countries have made little lasting impact on the overall progression of the conflict.What is worse is that …

Review: Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Alexander Cooley 3.0 out of 5 stars Neither the Book Nor the Other Reviews are Serious, September 16, 2013 I am in Afghanistan, where I spend my time thinking about all external and internal factors bearing on 2014, and I was greatly looking forward to reading this book. It arrived, I read it, and I …

General and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry on the Persistent Failure of US Understanding in Afghanistan

使用谷歌翻译在下一列的顶部。 गूगल अगले स्तंभ के शीर्ष पर अनुवाद का प्रयोग करें. Google sonraki sütunun üstünde Çevir kullanın. Используйте Google Translate на вершине соседней колонке. گوگل اگلے کالم میں سب سے اوپر ترجمہ کا استعمال کریں. Emphasis below added by Milt Bearden, former CIA chief in Pakistan also responsible for the field aspects of the CIA’s …