Nov 26 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up


Andrew Exum believes that demands for greater power for Afghan forces is good for America’s negotiating position.

Freelance consult Jay Ulfelder looks at what anthropologists think about Afghanistan.


Arda Bilgen compares Mao and David Kilcullen’s thoughts on insurgency and counterinsurgency.


The Heritage Foundation discusses the threat to the US from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attacks.


Professor Andrew Reynolds believes that Egypt’s electoral system is extremely flawed.

Boston Review analyses street protests in Egypt.

Omar Hamilton argues that the protestors will triumph over the Muslim Brotherhood and the SCAF.


Erica Chenoworth argues that non-violence remains the best option for the Syrian opposition.

The International Business Times examines the logistics of a no-fly zone.

Syrian activist Ammar Abdulhamid argues that NATO should play a larger part in supporting the Syrian opposition.

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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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