SMALL WARS COUNCIL
Go Back   Small Wars Council > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 200
Search took 1.53 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Bill Moore
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By Bill Moore
Singularity will so radically transform not o my...

Singularity will so radically transform not o my the character of war, but its very nature. Clausewitz's trinity will become less relevant, leaving many leading strategists without a fundamental...
Forum: Law Enforcement 5 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 9,134
Posted By Bill Moore
An insightful article that generated a lot of...

An insightful article that generated a lot of thought about failing states, even within the West. Italy isn't failing, but regions of it have or in the process of being ungoverned by the elected...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 1 Week Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 50,791
Posted By Bill Moore
Heading to Nirvana

I had a strong interest in peak performance physically and mentally as it relates to being a warrior, but the interest now is more in peak performance for life in general. Over the years the Special...
Forum: Media, Information & Cyber Warriors 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 2,436
Posted By Bill Moore
David, I missed your post, my apologies for...

David,

I missed your post, my apologies for the double post. Nonetheless, it is a topic I want to explore further on this thread over time. The nature of information power in the 21st Century,...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 1 Week Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 50,791
Posted By Bill Moore
The Force of Reason

The Force of Reason
by Oriana Fallaci
...
Forum: Media, Information & Cyber Warriors 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 2,436
Posted By Bill Moore
Russian Subversion in the Information Age

http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-trolls-senate-intelligence-committee-hearing-2017-11

Russia organized 2 sides of a Texas protest and encouraged 'both sides to battle in the streets'



...
Forum: Iraqi Governance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 100,283
Posted By Bill Moore
This article is relevant to the discussion. ...

This article is relevant to the discussion.

http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/areas-freed-from-islamic-state-will-test-us-policy-on-limiting-overseas-role

Areas Freed From Islamic State Will...
Forum: Iraqi Governance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 100,283
Posted By Bill Moore
First off we need to stop closing these threads,...

First off we need to stop closing these threads, the history of these issues as they evolve are important. Kirkuk was a flash point in 2003 when we first went in, and has remained a flashpoint. The...
Forum: Africa 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 5,779
Posted By Bill Moore
Slap, I only know what I read in the media,...

Slap,

I only know what I read in the media, but it isn't unusual for the media to report non-SF qualified personnel killed in action while serving in a Special Forces Unit as Green Berets. I...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 10-07-2017
Replies: 93
Views: 53,602
Posted By Bill Moore
Some Context

CRS Report for Congress
North Korea Provocative Actions 1950-2007

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL30004.pdf

36 pages, covers numerous incidents, including the 31 man commando unit that almost...
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 10-01-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,396
Posted By Bill Moore
Dunkirk-style evacuation as Vanuatu volcano...

Dunkirk-style evacuation as Vanuatu volcano pollutes drinking water
...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 10-01-2017
Replies: 55
Views: 50,791
Posted By Bill Moore
The China Mirage

The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
by James Bradley

https://www.amazon.com/China-Mirage-History-American-Disaster/dp/0316196681

The “mirage” he refers to in...
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 09-24-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,396
Posted By Bill Moore
Ring of Fire

While the media is understandably focused on the past three devastating hurricanes to hit U.S. territory, the Pacific region continues to face its enduring threats tied to the ring of fire. Most...
Forum: International Politics 09-18-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 46,358
Posted By Bill Moore
https://www.brookings.edu/research/crafting-trumps...

https://www.brookings.edu/research/crafting-trumps-first-national-security-strategy-what-it-could-be-and-why-it-might-not-matter-anyway/

Crafting Trump’s first National Security Strategy: What it...
Forum: International Politics 09-18-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 46,358
Posted By Bill Moore
Awaiting the National Security Strategy

http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/the-new-era-of-non-state-actors-warfare-and-entropy

The New Era of Non-State Actors: Warfare and Entropy by Jason Thomas

This article appears to be...
Forum: Americas 09-16-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 44,558
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/news/%e2%80%98narcos%e...

http://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/news/%e2%80%98narcos%e2%80%99-location-scout-found-shot-dead-in-mexico/ar-AAs11GM?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=UE07DHP

Narcos’ Location Scout Found Shot Dead in Mexico
Forum: International Politics 09-12-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 3,750
Posted By Bill Moore
Dave, We can certainly view the world from...

Dave,

We can certainly view the world from two different views that often an ocean apart it seems.



I don't think liberal democracies were at all opposed to our intervention in Vietnam...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 09-12-2017
Replies: 55
Views: 50,791
Posted By Bill Moore
Silence Was a Weapon: The Vietnam War in the Villages

Silence Was a Weapon: The Vietnam War in the Villages
Stuart A. Herrington

This book is basically the author’s memoir of his experiences as an advisor to the Phoenix Program in Vietnam (after the...
Forum: International Politics 09-04-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 3,750
Posted By Bill Moore
Why it Matters

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/23/in-global-popularity-contest-u-s-and-china-not-russia-vie-for-first/
Forum: International Politics 09-04-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 3,750
Posted By Bill Moore
Despite some folks disagreeing with the negative...

Despite some folks disagreeing with the negative impact President Trump has had on the world's perception of the U.S., perception is reality.

As of Jun 2017,
...
Forum: International Politics 09-03-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 3,750
Posted By Bill Moore
Non U.S. views on U.S. foreign policy

Starting this thread off with an interview of the Philippine's President Duterte last May. It's on RT, which of course is as bias as CNN, but his responses to the questions regarding his views on...
Forum: International Politics 07-21-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 46,358
Posted By Bill Moore
He makes an important and needed argument, but I...

He makes an important and needed argument, but I disagree that we should publically debate our red lines on when we should intervene. That gives VEOs freedom of movement in the area below the red...
Forum: International Politics 07-17-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 46,358
Posted By Bill Moore
Old wisdom increasing effete

http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/the-case-for-a-grand-strategy-of-responsible-competition-to-defend-the-liberal-internationa

After reading Octavian's interview of the author who wrote, The...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 07-16-2017
Replies: 55
Views: 50,791
Posted By Bill Moore
Originals

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
by Adam Grant
...
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 07-11-2017
Replies: 338
Views: 173,487
Posted By Bill Moore
The West has a long history of fighting small...

The West has a long history of fighting small wars without drones. Just to be provocative, I propose that the West could perhaps fight small wars more effectively without drones, because it would...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 200

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9. ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Registered Users are solely responsible for their messages.
Operated by, and site design © 2005-2009, Small Wars Foundation