Thursday, 30 September 2010

The answers for Afghanistan are pretty damn simple -- and here they are, guys

Here they are.

Why COIN is hard (part CXVIII)

Here is a great exchange between an American officer and an Afghan elder recorded by the estimable David Wood:


Environment key to U.S. security-Congress briefing

"Whether it is climate change, whether it is disruption of the environment in other ways ... we're going to see more failed and incapable states."

Thursday, 16 September 2010

Reviewing ten years of war against poverty

Kate Higgins is a Research Fellow with the Growth and Equity Programme at the Overseas Development Institute. She is based in Sydney.

Read it here.

Afghanistan: Lost in translation