Sunday, 27 March 2011

Nagl on Counterinsurgency and Twitter's 5th birthday

The surge's 'secret weapon': Lessons of interagency high-value targeting teams

Friday, 18 March 2011

'Stabilising' fragile states: implications for humanitarian action

Transparency and accountability in fragile states: why it matters and lessons from experience

Attacks on aid workers increase as targeting becomes increasingly political

Monday, 7 March 2011

Afghan villagers' successful revolt against Taliban

The revolt of the Gizab Good Guys began with a clandestine 2 a.m. meeting. By sunrise, 15 angry villagers had set up checkpoints on the main road and captured their first prisoners. In the following hours, their ranks swelled with dozens of rifle-toting neighbors eager to join.

Rest here.

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Upcoming 2011 fighting season in Afghanistan

Great talk by Nagl and Bing West with some great call-ins by people with experience in Afghanistan.