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Forum: Asia-Pacific 3 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 29,342
Posted By Bill Moore
Not sure what this comment means, but this is...

Not sure what this comment means, but this is clearly terrorism. The motivation behind the attack still remains unknown to the media. However, even media reporting points out that two apartments...
Forum: Catch-All, Military Art & Science 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 3,040
Posted By Bill Moore
Some of they key points: An emphasis on...

Some of they key points:

An emphasis on manipulation of behavior, uses ISIL as example where it is imperative we dominate the influence fight. IMO this points to the importance of the emerging...
Forum: Catch-All, Military Art & Science 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 3,040
Posted By Bill Moore
Special Operations Today

Special Operations Today: FSR Interviews LTG Cleveland (Ret.)

http://www.fletchersecurity.org/#!ltg-cleveland-interview/c7ay



This is an outstanding interview, while I had my philosophical...
Forum: Europe 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 2,541
Posted By Bill Moore
Polls are inherently misleading based on...

Polls are inherently misleading based on interpretation of the questions, but still I found some the individual country results surprising.

I'm assuming many in Western Europe that support Putin...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 11,554
Posted By Bill Moore
Article posted on the SWJ News Roundup ...

Article posted on the SWJ News Roundup

http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-ff-indonesia-isis-20150808-story.html#page=1

Meet two Indonesians who are training to join Islamic State

...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 50,165
Posted By Bill Moore
Article posted on the SWJ News Roundup ...

Article posted on the SWJ News Roundup

http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-ff-indonesia-isis-20150808-story.html#page=1

Meet two Indonesians who are training to join Islamic State

...
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,902
Posted By Bill Moore
In broad agreement with your argument Bob, but ...

In broad agreement with your argument Bob, but



this comment is a little over the top. We should be concerned with what we want, we commit our national treasure to pursue national interests. ...
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,902
Posted By Bill Moore
JWing wrote, Perhaps, but I have a...

JWing wrote,



Perhaps, but I have a hard time believing they will accept anyone but Assad. What if it is another Iranian proxy? Is that really in Turkey's interest? The outdated clich that all...
Forum: Middle East 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,902
Posted By Bill Moore
Joel, When I read your blog posts I...

Joel,

When I read your blog posts I generally feel I'm getting the Paul Harvey "the rest of the story" that is lacking in mainstream media.

You wrote,

I don't want to come across as...
Forum: Catch-All, Military Art & Science 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 3,605
Posted By Bill Moore
The C2 implications of Team of Teams

Some quick thoughts on the implications of GEN (Ret) Stanley Chrystalís book Team of Teams. IMO this book goes well beyond the importance of trust, common purpose, shared awareness, and empowerment...
Forum: Americas 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 406
Views: 132,396
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/foreign-af...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/foreign-affairs-defense/drug-lord/the-staggering-death-toll-of-mexicos-drug-war/

The Staggering Death Toll of Mexicoís Drug War



Sort of puts it in...
Forum: Middle East 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,902
Posted By Bill Moore
The U.S. does have a strategy

For all of you who claim the U.S. does not have strategy to defeat ISIL and bring stability to the Middle East read this:
...
Forum: Intelligence 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 34,325
Posted By Bill Moore
I don't think migration had much to do with our...

I don't think migration had much to do with our recent events in Iraq and Afghanistan. Furthermore, all the unicorns and rainbows talk about fixing the global economic system, much less a particular...
Forum: Intelligence 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 34,325
Posted By Bill Moore
For us folks in the U.S. this is the video link...

For us folks in the U.S. this is the video link to the interview.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaqICPPokhw

Interesting interview, I always liked Flynn, but don't always agree with him. There...
Forum: Middle East 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,902
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/despite-bo...

http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/despite-bombing-islamic-state-is-no-weaker-than-a-year-ago-1.360651

Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago





The following...
Forum: Middle East 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,902
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/capture-of...

http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/capture-of-us-backed-syria-rebel-leader-a-setback-in-islamic-state-fight-1.360551

Capture of US-backed Syria rebel leader a setback in Islamic State fight
Forum: Asia-Pacific 07-29-2015
Replies: 88
Views: 50,165
Posted By Bill Moore
I agree that for the most part the post war...

I agree that for the most part the post war tensions between the Shia and Sunnis would explode into a Civil War if an effective government (read strong man) wasn't installed. It should have been...
Forum: South Asia 07-26-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 4,610
Posted By Bill Moore
There is no one size fits all model, but this...

There is no one size fits all model, but this article seems to be desperate attempt to draw a link between terrorism and poverty where research so far indicates there isn't one. There wasn't one fact...
Forum: Middle East 07-26-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 3,153
Posted By Bill Moore
I only read your excerpt, but the potential...

I only read your excerpt, but the potential outcomes for Syria surely involve more than the al-Nusra, ISIL, or U.S. trained surrogates (moderates) leading Syria in the future. It seems a couple of...
Forum: International Politics 07-21-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 5,073
Posted By Bill Moore
My apologies, the link I provided above defaulted...

My apologies, the link I provided above defaulted to the previous video. The link below will take you to the interview/debate. This interview took place in 2003, so you can compare their...
Forum: International Politics 07-20-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 5,073
Posted By Bill Moore
The Utility of War

A very interesting debate (video) on the utility of war. I suspect this will generate substantial conversation.

http://strategybydesign.org/video-about-strategy/

More to follow as time allows.
Forum: Adversary / Threat 07-19-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,468
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.voanews.com/content/report-islamic-stat...

http://www.voanews.com/content/report-islamic-state-may-have-used-chemical-agents-on-kurds/2867541.html

Report: IS May Have Used Chemical Agents on Kurds
Forum: Asia-Pacific 07-19-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6,108
Posted By Bill Moore
I look forward to reading Peter Singer's new...

I look forward to reading Peter Singer's new book, "Ghost Fleet," even it does appear to be focused mostly on all domains (cyber, air, space, and maritime) except land and human (if you accept the...
Forum: Europe 07-12-2015
Replies: 92
Views: 37,241
Posted By Bill Moore
http://theweek.com/articles/565028/russian-air-for...

http://theweek.com/articles/565028/russian-air-force-falling-sky

The Russian Air Force is falling out of the Sky


Several other examples provided, so it does seem that history at least rhymes...
Forum: Doctrine & TTPs 07-08-2015
Replies: 66
Views: 3,783
Posted By Bill Moore
Regarding the part I bolded, I think the...

Regarding the part I bolded, I think the underlying issue is failure to treat our excursions like the wars that they are. Some assert that the military is treating these excursions as war and using...
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