Dec 9 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 9 December

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 Brotherhood over the constitution.

Iran

Jennifer E Dyer looks at the implications of a downed US drone in Iran.

Dan Hodges argues for direct action against Iran.

Iraq

Thomas Ricks looks at a new book on Saddam.

Russia

Jason Lyall predicts further protests in Russia.

Jay Ulfelder believes that short term political change is likely.

Sudan

Morgan Roach believes that the international community should be more concerned about ongoing events in Sudan.

Uzbekistan

William Joce argues that Uzbekistan’s strategic importance is often understated.

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Adam Brown is editorial manager for the War on Terror blog series at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a BA in International Relations and a MSc in Human Rights with a focus on cyber security and rights.
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