Monthly Archives: December 2011

Dec 30 2011

GWOT blog weekly round-up 30 December

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Counterinsurgency Jim Lacey argues that counterinsurgency is one of only many functions of the US Army. Iraq James Fearon argues that current Iraq policies are a rational response to the vacuum created by the exit of US troops. Jay Ufelder … Continue reading

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Dec 21 2011

Examining likelihoods in 2012: autocratic & democratic regime change

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Events throughout 2011 have demonstrated that terrorism remains a high priority for nation-states through the world. Regime and nation-state stability have played an influential role, particularity in the Middle East and Africa in affecting global terrorism. In an attempt to … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 16 December

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Afghanistan Gary Schmitt and Richard Cleary believe that the NATO coalition in Afghanistan is starting to collapse. Iran Michael Rubin argues that unless the US takes a tougher stance, it will continue to pursue nuclear weapons. Barry Rubin (no relation) … Continue reading

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Dec 9 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 9 December

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Afghanistan Spencer Ackerman is worried by the proposed outsourcing of U.S security operations on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Counterinsurgency Andrew Exum believes that counterinsurgency will continue to remain important. Egypt The Arabist looks at the dispute between SCAF and the Muslim … Continue reading

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Dec 2 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 2 December

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Afghanistan Andrew Exum suggests that the United States will need to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014. Counter-insurgency Paul Miller argues that the United States should have supported Pakistani attempts to reassert civilian control of the military. Democracy and human … Continue reading

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