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Perspectives on defense systems analysis *

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

A review of Perspectives on defense systems analysis; The What, the Why, and the Who, but mostly the how of broad defense systems analysis. Delaney W., Atkins R., Bernard A., Boroson D., Ebel D., Feder A., Fleischman J., Shatz M., Stein R., Weiner S., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2015. 288 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262029-35-3) This book describes the evolution and history of the…

Plowing the American Mind

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Left: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Iran at the White House in Washington, January 17, 2016. Obama signed an executive order on Saturday lifting sanctions on Iran related to its nuclear program after Tehran fulfilled requirements under a nuclear agreement with world powers, the White House said.......

Take Advantage of the Reserves for Innovation*

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The National Guard and Reserves should be the Defense Department’s source of innovation and technical know-how.   With the establishment of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUX), Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is putting a lot of effort into building a relationship with Silicon Valley, hoping some — but not too......

Funding Hamastan*

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Since 1987, the Gaza-based terror group has kept itself in the international spotlight through acts of violence against the Jewish State of Israel. It was designated as terrorist by the Unites States in 1997. In 2006, under the guise of the “Change and Reform” party, it won the elections for......

Southeast Asia Heats Up – Again!

Friday, May 13th, 2016

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Vietnam’s Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong after their meeting in Washington on 7 July 2015. Obama is to visit Vietnam and Japan from 21 to 28 May, 2016 (Credit: Hanoi News, August 25, 2015)  Reports of a secret arms conference in Vietnam......

Through the Eyes of an Islamist Extremist: The World according to Bosnia’s Fatmir Alipahić

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Over the past twenty-five years, the militant Islamist movement in Bosnia & Herzegovina has developed a broad range of electronic and print propaganda vehicles designed to draw recruits and spread ethnic and religious intolerance. These propaganda outlets include the openly pro-ISIS websites Put Hilafeta (“Way of the Caliphate”) and Vijesti......

The Mullahs Mount a Crusade against the English Language*

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Left: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, “The language of science is not English alone. Insisting on promotion of English alone is unhealthy. Other languages like Spanish, French, German and Eastern languages are the languages of science, too.” May 2, 2016 The regime of the mullahs has mounted a crusade against the English......

Iran’s Growing Involvement in the Middle East

Monday, May 9th, 2016

“Assad remaining in power Iran’s redline” – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei:  Revolutionary Guard’s deputy commander, General Hossein Salami, threatened on May 4th: “If the Americans and their regional allies want to pass through the Strait of Hormuz and threaten us,......

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