SMALL WARS COUNCIL
Go Back   Small Wars Council > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 200
Search took 1.24 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Bill Moore
Forum: Training & Education 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Bill Moore
I agree with you that our personnel system is...

I agree with you that our personnel system is broken, but I don't have any feasible recommendations to fix it. I do think individual officers could be managed more effectively we if reduce the size...
Forum: Europe 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,404
Views: 48,238
Posted By Bill Moore
Will Russia become a superpower? Part 1/2 ...

Will Russia become a superpower? Part 1/2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EL_09mazZs8&feature=em-subs_digest

Provides a broad geopolitical strategic overview on Russia's strategy. If the...
Forum: Training & Education 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Bill Moore
William Lind simply identifies himself as being...

William Lind simply identifies himself as being uninformed. The military continues to be led by reformers in all of our services, and if he would actually do some homework he could discover that. It...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 5 Days Ago
Replies: 737
Views: 88,719
Posted By Bill Moore
Several of the recent posts indicate PRC is...

Several of the recent posts indicate PRC is perhaps rotten to its core internally, and I tend to agree with many that PRC faces significant domestic challenges. Some will likely interpret this as a...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 684
Views: 53,461
Posted By Bill Moore
Can't recall if this was posted earlier, but it...

Can't recall if this was posted earlier, but it provides a graphic overview of how the Filipino Marines are living on this ship. This definitely counts as hardship duty in my book.
...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 684
Views: 53,461
Posted By Bill Moore
From the Reuter's article China isn't...

From the Reuter's article



China isn't quite saying they'll ignore the court's ruling, but they sure as heck are hinting that they will.



If he is right, this will be major win for all...
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 40,245
Posted By Bill Moore
Global Terrorism Set to Reignite

http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2014/03/17/global_terrorism_set_to_reignite.html

Some interesting comments from an Indian and Indonesian CT practitioner. While not stating it directly,...
Forum: International Politics 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bill Moore
Territorial Disputes

5 of the World's Most Worrisome Disputed Territories

Many such areas have long existed without incident, but others are poised to flare into violence.
...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 730
Posted By Bill Moore
Shifting back to the right

I know I must seem to be in a dual with my two personalities at times when one day I support the irregular warfare crowd and the next I turn bitterly on its strongest opponents now labeled...
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 118
Views: 40,245
Posted By Bill Moore
Al-Qaeda's future in the maritime domain

This article focuses on ISI's support for various militant groups to include Al-Qaeda, which of course is worthy of its own discussion. I'll limit my thoughts on the paragraph where al-Qaeda sees it...
Forum: OEF - Horn of Africa 03-11-2014
Replies: 102
Views: 10,416
Posted By Bill Moore
No propaganda for us from its failure, but from...

No propaganda for us from its failure, but from demonstrating we know who they are, where they are, that we have the military capability to strike globally, and that we have the will to do so.
...
Forum: OEF - Horn of Africa 03-11-2014
Replies: 102
Views: 10,416
Posted By Bill Moore
I hope no one in the military would call SOF...

I hope no one in the military would call SOF capability into question over one operation that wasn't successful. The nature of high risk ops is that they're high risk and failure is a possibility. ...
Forum: OEF - Horn of Africa 03-10-2014
Replies: 102
Views: 10,416
Posted By Bill Moore
The trail for the Al-Shabaab supporters during...

The trail for the Al-Shabaab supporters during the WestGate Mall attack is ongoing in Kenya, but sufficient details haven't been released in the media yet from the trail to do even a cursory analysis...
Forum: Middle East 03-09-2014
Replies: 199
Views: 18,631
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/08/us-libya...

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/08/us-libya-oil-idUSBREA2709K20140308

Libya threatens to bomb North Korean tanker if it ships oil from rebel port
Forum: Asia-Pacific 03-02-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 20,914
Posted By Bill Moore
Not surprisingly there is no additional news...

Not surprisingly there is no additional news coming from China, what did sort of surprise me is the lack of social media reporting from Kunming. In an article I read yesterday it stated China's...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 03-01-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 20,914
Posted By Bill Moore
I guess it could be tied to the Uighers, but I...

I guess it could be tied to the Uighers, but I think there are quite a few other possibilities. Heck, it could be a Green Peace like movement on steroids. If you Google unrest in Kunming you'll find...
Forum: Africa 03-01-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 4,486
Posted By Bill Moore
Jim, Interesting post, one that could be...

Jim,

Interesting post, one that could be copied as relevant to a number of discussions in the SWJ. An excerpt from your quote,

With our so called new theories on COIN and our precision...
Forum: Europe 03-01-2014
Replies: 1,404
Views: 48,238
Posted By Bill Moore
This must be the Forbe's article that referenced....

This must be the Forbe's article that referenced.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/gregsatell/2014/03/01/5-things-you-should-know-about-putins-incursion-into-crimea/

5 Things You Should Know About...
Forum: Europe 03-01-2014
Replies: 1,404
Views: 48,238
Posted By Bill Moore
Good propaganda has an element of truth to it.

Good propaganda has an element of truth to it.
Forum: Europe 03-01-2014
Replies: 1,404
Views: 48,238
Posted By Bill Moore
The other narrative

It is easy to see how we walk into situations 3/4 blind due our government's and media's framing of the narrative. I'm no advocate for Russia or Putin but there is more to this story than is being...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 03-01-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 20,914
Posted By Bill Moore
China's internal security problems (post Kunming)

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_CHINA_TRAIN_STATION_ATTACK?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-01-13-30-50

China: Train station attack an act of terrorism
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 02-21-2014
Replies: 118
Views: 40,245
Posted By Bill Moore
Insightful UN report on AQ's trends

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-26281231

Al-Qaeda: Younger men take up leadership roles - UN study





Now the actual report:
Forum: Middle East 02-21-2014
Replies: 617
Views: 50,535
Posted By Bill Moore
Syriaís uncontainable threat

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/michael-gerson-syrias-uncontainable-threat/2014/02/20/ab8e6966-9a58-11e3-b931-0204122c514b_story.html

A discussion in Damascus
Forum: Middle East 02-21-2014
Replies: 617
Views: 50,535
Posted By Bill Moore
We'll see if this agreement works, at this point...

We'll see if this agreement works, at this point Assad is no longer a legitimate leader for Syria, but still major questions on what happens if his regime falls. Iran and Russia will still support...
Forum: Doctrine & TTPs 02-21-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By Bill Moore
A 2d Look at the Powell Doctrine

http://warontherocks.com/2014/02/a-second-look-at-the-powell-doctrine/

A Second Look at the Powell Doctrine

Frank Hoffman



This is a very balanced article that doesn't argue in support...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 200

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7. ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Registered Users are solely responsible for their messages.
Operated by, and site design © 2005-2009, Small Wars Foundation