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    Strongly agree - make yourself into a place that...

    Strongly agree - make yourself into a place that the Falklanders wouldn't mind being a part of or associated with. Down the road, if the UK citizens living in the Falklands wanted to shift from the...
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    Major caveat to the following...

    Major caveat to the following "analysis"/guesswork - I am absolutely NOT a LatAm expert, don't speak Spanish (I'm conversant in British), and have never even been south of Mexico/Caribbean.
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    Australian Defense Buildup

    A white paper is little to get excited about, but it is Anzac day.

    http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25383010-601,00.html
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    I have an issue paper on this dated late 2007. I...

    I have an issue paper on this dated late 2007. I think it was supposed to follow the new 3-0, which has been out for a few months now. Someone else might be able to speak to where the process is...
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    This is based on very limited real world...

    This is based on very limited real world experience, so take it FWIW -

    -There seems to be little debate or disagreement about the need to address death\suffering by any and all means. That may...
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    PTT in Afghanistan

    A long, and fairly interesting, article in the WaPo today - it's below, and linked from the 6 Aug roundup as well. Not detailed enough to really assess how things are going, but it does seem to...
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    Seeking GIS help

    I'm looking to build a beginners toolkit for GIS. The intent is to give newcomers to the field (to include me) a basic ability to work with the software, generate maps, overlays, run queries, etc,...
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    John beat me to it, Fuchs

    but there's probably a couple of lessons there.

    One big picture one in the Venezuelan Claims Crisis about how to deal, in an orderly way, with nation-states that are functionally bankrupt, meaning...
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    Uh, Fuchs?

    I think you can probably make a pretty good case that German influence wasn't exceptionally important, but "no relation at all"?

    http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/venezuela1902.htm

    It...
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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080609/ap_on_go_ca_st...

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080609/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/air_force_shake_up

    GEN Schwartz
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    I haven't read the book, nor will I. I have...

    I haven't read the book, nor will I. I have relatively little to add to the previous comments, and the big issues that have been raised have been addressed by others better than I could, but just to...
  12. I want to chew this one over for a while, but...

    I want to chew this one over for a while, but think a few things are worth talking about right now.

    I don't know that anything gets you to where you need to be other than accepting that...
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    To follow up on Steve's point, anyone who has...

    To follow up on Steve's point, anyone who has been thinking about COIN might consider reading Tony Moreno's "Lessons From a Gang Cop".
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    "Dave Fucknuts" - It's a good thing I'm not...

    "Dave ####nuts" -

    It's a good thing I'm not an E-4 anymore - given our velcro nametapes, I might be on the way down to Clothing Sales to have a batch made up.
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    I know little of Colonel Tim Collins, but his...

    I know little of Colonel Tim Collins, but his book, "Rules of Engagement" (http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2102-1626689,00.html) , seems to give a reasonable overview of the battle rhythm of...
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    Rex, Re doctrinal and other changes to the MP...

    Rex,

    Re doctrinal and other changes to the MP Corps -

    First - alot of new MP units are being stood up, particularly, but not exclusively, in the reserve component.

    One of the key issues...
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    Ken said, "Totally true -- thus a selective...

    Ken said,

    "Totally true -- thus a selective set of tasks and missions is a necessity. That's why we have a Deployment mission task list. As we also saw at Abu Gharaib, the wrong folks doing the...
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    Re: the assigning of other METL tasks, arty as...

    Re: the assigning of other METL tasks, arty as MPs etc.

    I'll start by pointing out that many of you think of MPs as, apparently, an "easy", but still relevant MOS. As an Armor guy, in the process...
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    This is a great thread. Two separate points,...

    This is a great thread. Two separate points, which I'll weigh in on with different posts.

    Re: D3A, EBO, and the targeting cycle - MAJ Thornton was helpful to me offline on this topic (and a...
  20. A little bit of a thread hijack, but along the...

    A little bit of a thread hijack, but along the lines of what Rob mentions in terms of identifying that good NCO at the company level (which reinforces what LTC Kilcullen mentions in the 28 Articles)...
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    It's not too detailed, but this is an account...

    It's not too detailed, but this is an account from the CO of the 306th MP BN -

    http://www.wood.army.mil/mpbulletin/pdfs/Spring%2007%20pdfs/Hussey.pdf
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    Looking for Links to UK Doctrine

    I'm looking for a link to the UK Army Field Manual Vol. 1 - it was referenced in MCIP 3-33.01. I think I also recall something called the UK Land Component Handbook, and would be interested in that...
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    LA Gang Violence Down

    Saw this article re a drop in LA homicides, and wanted to mention it...

    http://www.latimes.com/news/la-me-gangs28sep28,0,3307823,full.story?coll=la-tot-topstories

    I thought about putting it...
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