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Forum: South Asia 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 10,544
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.eurasiareview.com/27032015-prophecy-and...

http://www.eurasiareview.com/27032015-prophecy-and-jihad-in-indian-subcontinent-analysis/

Prophecy And Jihad In Indian Subcontinent – Analysis




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Forum: Futurists & Theorists 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bill Moore
I don't always agree with Colin Gray, but he is...

I don't always agree with Colin Gray, but he is one of the more prolific writers on strategy and war. The areas in bold are my injected highlights to facilitate further discussion. I think he is...
Forum: Africa 1 Day Ago
Replies: 208
Views: 22,851
Posted By Bill Moore
While this is good news, rejecting BH is not...

While this is good news, rejecting BH is not enough, Nigeria must fight BH to the finish. It goes back to the strong do as they will, and the weak do as they must. Chad isn't overly impressed with...
Forum: Africa 1 Day Ago
Replies: 208
Views: 22,851
Posted By Bill Moore
Interesting insights on BH from South Florida...

Interesting insights on BH from South Florida University

http://www.usfglobalinitiative.org/newsletter/nigeria-boko-haram-analysis-highlights-issue-1/
Forum: Europe 1 Day Ago
Replies: 89
Views: 41,846
Posted By Bill Moore
They get it, Mao and others did the same thing to...

They get it, Mao and others did the same thing to protect their states/societies against subversion.
Forum: Adversary / Threat 2 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,375
Posted By Bill Moore
This certainly has the potential to go viral, or...

This certainly has the potential to go viral, or at least viral enough to set back the progress Indonesia has made in recent years. I tend to look at Indonesia (like other countries) as a...
Forum: South Asia 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 10,544
Posted By Bill Moore
The Rise of Extremism In Tamil Nadu (ISIS...

The Rise of Extremism In Tamil Nadu (ISIS influence)

http://www.rsis.edu.sg/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/CO15061.pdf





Since AQ reportedly already opened a franchise targeting South Asia...
Forum: Adversary / Threat 6 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,375
Posted By Bill Moore
A few links that may be helpful. ...

A few links that may be helpful.

http://file.understandingconflict.org/file/2014/01/IPAC_Indonesians_the_Syrian_Conflict.pdf
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Forum: Global Issues & Threats 6 Days Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 23,430
Posted By Bill Moore
I agree we haven't figured it out, nor do I have...

I agree we haven't figured it out, nor do I have a strategy in mind to offer that would be acceptable to our perspective liberal governments. Our counter narrative has overly focused on the false...
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 1 Week Ago
Replies: 74
Views: 23,430
Posted By Bill Moore
It's true when you attack a network it tends to...

It's true when you attack a network it tends to get stronger, and it is also true that targeting is not a strategy. However, in lieu of a strategy targeting leaders was assumed to disrupt planned...
Forum: Adversary / Threat 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,375
Posted By Bill Moore
I read the short article and frankly was...

I read the short article and frankly was disappointed that so many senior analysts could come to this conclusion.



Before and since 9/11 there have been several terrorist attacks outside war...
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bill Moore
Why should R2P put to bed ASAP? I understand the...

Why should R2P put to bed ASAP? I understand the feasibility issue if we try to address underlying issues. In most cases we can't, but I believe we can establish safe zones, as demonstrated in...
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bill Moore
In Syria, Darkness Takes On New Meaning After...

In Syria, Darkness Takes On New Meaning After Four Years of War
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Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 5,741
Posted By Bill Moore
On the lighter side Life in Baghdad: Joy...

On the lighter side

Life in Baghdad: Joy Amid the Chaos of War | FRONTLINE
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Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 5,741
Posted By Bill Moore
Iran is the Greatest Threat to Iraq

One view, one I happen to agree with.

Iran-backed Shi'ite militia pose biggest threat to Iraq not Isis, warns ex-CIA boss
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Forum: Adversary / Threat 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,375
Posted By Bill Moore
Outlaw 09, I have painful memories of the...

Outlaw 09,

I have painful memories of the 90s, and it wasn't just the conventional military that ignored the hard lessons related to irregular warfare. Special Forces officers were falling over...
Forum: Adversary / Threat 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 2,375
Posted By Bill Moore
WarPorcus, I'm not sure what statistics...

WarPorcus,

I'm not sure what statistics you're looking for, but I'll do a search through my computer tomorrow and see what I have for foreign fighter flow from Southeast Asia. A few reports point...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bill Moore
You have a habit of taking everything to the...

You have a habit of taking everything to the extreme, perhaps a side effect from reading CvC too much?:D



No where did I or anyone say declare war on the world. In fact, much of the world is...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bill Moore
You confuse war with a series of tactical...

You confuse war with a series of tactical actions, that is what we're doing now in lieu of having a serious war strategy. A strategy does not require the military to be in the lead. In short, I...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bill Moore
Um? Why does this conversation sound American? :D...

Um? Why does this conversation sound American? :D

Of course we won't hear Europeans discussing war, because they have failed to invest in their national defense and prefer to pretend that war now...
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 129
Views: 20,517
Posted By Bill Moore
Here is a link to the latest Frontline special on...

Here is a link to the latest Frontline special on ISIS. As normal, it is very well done. It is pretty graphic, so I don't recommend watching if you have the kids in the room. ISIS are clearly...
Forum: Law Enforcement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 9,997
Posted By Bill Moore
I'm sure there are multiple factors that...

I'm sure there are multiple factors that contribute to this positive trend ranging from demographics to education. I also suspect we're incarcerating too many people for too long for relatively...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bill Moore
Bob, I disagree with this view. This reminds me...

Bob, I disagree with this view. This reminds me of the flawed effects based operations (EBO) the joint force adapted for awhile. If X, then Y. Despite our many flaws, I think we're more...
Forum: Doctrine & TTPs 1 Week Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 931
Posted By Bill Moore
No truer words ever spoken, but if it is in our...

No truer words ever spoken, but if it is in our national interest (agree or disagree, it is the policy we have been given) to promote and protect the clown we put in charge, what's a girl to do?
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bill Moore
Posted by Bob's World This comparison...

Posted by Bob's World



This comparison has little to do with what we're dealing with today. Much like Bacevichs endless polemics that attempt to wish threats away, and worse none of his...
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