EVENT: 27 SEP – 3 OCT Free Online New Story Summit from Scotland — Inspiring Pathways for our Planetary Future

New Story Summit Inspiring Pathways for our Planetary Future Physically gathering in Scotland, free online. 27 SEP – 3 OCT 2014 To prosper going into the future, we must come together to define that future — to articulate a new narrative that reverses the dysfunctionality of past practices including the fencing of the commons and …

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Robert Steele: Rebuilding National Intelligence – A 12-Step Plan

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SchwartzReport: Science is Not About Certainty Rather About Most Reliable Way of Thinking at Present Level of Knowledge

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2014 Robert Steele On Defense Intelligence – Seven Strikes

On Defense Intelligence: Seven Strikes I consider defense intelligence today to be incoherent and ineffective. It has no grasp of the totality of the threat; it is largely worthless in providing SecDef with evidence-based decision support relevant to strategy, policy, acquisition, and operations; and it does not help DoD within the Cabinet when decision-support is …

INTERVIEW: TheDailyBell Grills Robert Steele

Former CIA Spy Robert Steele Wants to Strangle Leviathan With ‘Open Source’ Governance With Anthony Wile TheDailyBell– June 29, 2014 The Daily Bell is pleased to present this exclusive interview with Robert Steele SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/Bell-Rings-Steele