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Forum: Asia-Pacific 4 Days Ago
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Posted By Bill Moore
China Warns North Korean Nuclear Threat Is Rising

China Warns North Korean Nuclear Threat Is Rising

http://www.wsj.com/articles/china-warns-north-korean-nuclear-threat-is-rising-1429745706





I have to admit I'm surprised Beijing would...
Forum: Catch-All, GWOT 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Bill Moore
A lot of factors need to be aligned for capacity...

A lot of factors need to be aligned for capacity building to work, both tangible and intangible. We focus too much on the tangible things we can count and convince ourselves we're making progress. ...
Forum: Catch-All, GWOT 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Bill Moore
Thanks for sharing the link to the video, this is...

Thanks for sharing the link to the video, this is the fourth video I have seen of ISIS in combat, and it only adds to the assessment of the analysts quoted in the article. Again we're assessing...
Forum: Catch-All, GWOT 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Bill Moore
That uncomfortable thought is certainly part of...

That uncomfortable thought is certainly part of the reason. I would add that a unifying ideology is critical to bring together civilians (in this case from around the world) and turn them into a...
Forum: Law Enforcement 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Bill Moore
Adam, I did, and I also think eventually...

Adam,

I did, and I also think eventually we'll see a terror-criminal network nexus south of our border to some extent, but I don't think it will be JudicialWatch breaking the news. I'm certainly...
Forum: Catch-All, GWOT 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Bill Moore
Video of Islamic State capabilities impresses military experts

Video of Islamic State capabilities impresses military experts

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2015/04/20/263807/video-of-islamic-state-capabilities.html



Much more in the report, well worth the...
Forum: Law Enforcement 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Bill Moore
Good catch David, I was hoping to get around to...

Good catch David, I was hoping to get around to peering into judicialwatch to see if they were credible. As Fabius points out, it is a far right propaganda organization managed by an ass clown. ISIL...
Forum: International Politics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By Bill Moore
Is War Avoidable?

More on this later, but this article is an excellent piece to start this important discussion. I have long argued that maintaining, not freezing in place, an acceptable international order is one of...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 1 Week Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 46,689
Posted By Bill Moore
http://news.yahoo.com/asia-needs-military-balance-...

http://news.yahoo.com/asia-needs-military-balance-not-led-one-major-075027922.html

Indonesia military launches anti-IS operation on eastern island
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Bill Moore
Continued Provocations

http://mg.co.za/article/2015-04-20-islamic-state-video-shows-massacre-of-30-ethiopian-christians-on-libyan-beach

Islamic State video shows massacre of 30 Ethiopian Christians on Libyan beach

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Forum: OEF - Horn of Africa 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-us-a...

http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-us-alqaeda-20150418-story.html#page=1





http://www.heritage.org/research/commentary/2015/1/al-qaeda-threat-grows-in-yemen
Forum: OEF - Horn of Africa 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bill Moore
I'm haven't been to Yemen, and don't claim any...

I'm haven't been to Yemen, and don't claim any expertise on it. It does seem from my limited reading though that Saudi is at a minimum not targeting AQAP, and at worst may be supporting them. If...
Forum: OEF - Horn of Africa 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bill Moore
Russia's recent outreach to Iran and their...

Russia's recent outreach to Iran and their agreement to sell them weapons may have emboldened them. If that is the case, it will obviously have a significant impact on relations between Iran's new...
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Bill Moore
Like others who commented on her previous...

Like others who commented on her previous writings, she is often half-right, but she can be a simplistic at times.



This reminds me of Wolfawitz telling Congress before the war that there were...
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 167
Views: 27,708
Posted By Bill Moore
If this report is correct, both the Houthis and...

If this report is correct, both the Houthis and Al-Qaeda are getting stronger in the current crisis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VGo92WWeJ4&feature=em-subs_digest
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Bill Moore
They removed the video from YouTube, but I found...

They removed the video from YouTube, but I found it elsewhere and found it to be a moving summary of Christian prosecution (and outright murder) in the Middle East. I seen some heinous things in my...
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Bill Moore
David, Can an American file a complaint with...

David,

Can an American file a complaint with BBC's nationalist policy? Don't they realize we live in a globalized world, and that we allow British citizens to see our Frontline documentaries,...
Forum: Europe 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3,512
Views: 106,433
Posted By Bill Moore
Russia 'Concerned' By NATO's Ties With Sweden And Finland

Russia 'Concerned' By NATO's Ties With Sweden And Finland

http://www.rferl.org/content/russia-nato-baltics-nordics-/26952328.html



I'm sure some will continue to blame the U.S. for this,...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By Bill Moore
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/143659/andr...

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/143659/andrew-s-erickson-and-conor-m-kennedy/chinas-island-builders

A couple of interesting points made in the Foreign Affairs article.

- China believes...
Forum: Middle East 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Bill Moore
Do We Understand Christian Persecution in Iraq?

What everyone gets wrong about the persecution of Christians in Iraq

http://theweek.com/articles/548138/what-everyone-gets-wrong-about-persecution-christians-iraq
Forum: Asia-Pacific 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By Bill Moore
If I understand your question, my answer would be...

If I understand your question, my answer would be no. What the ONI report put in the public domain was fairly well known by national security specialists and military planners. I'm curious why the...
Forum: Europe 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Bill Moore
Agree, and the limited capacity issue applies to...

Agree, and the limited capacity issue applies to most European countries. The exceptions are England and France, but even their capacity is much reduced.

While there are many in Italy willing to...
Forum: Futurists & Theorists 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By Bill Moore
Should America fight more like Iran?

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Military/2015/0409/Should-America-fight-more-like-Iran-Pentagon-official-raises-eyebrows

Should America fight more like Iran? Pentagon official raises eyebrows.


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Forum: Catch-All, GWOT 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Bill Moore
ISIS overtakes al Qaeda: What’s next?

http://www.fpri.org/geopoliticus/2015/04/one-year-later-isis-overtakes-al-qaeda-whats-next



A few tables and graphs at the link showing the growth of ISIS influence and the decline of AQ's...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By Bill Moore
Is a U.S. war with China Unthinkable?

http://theweek.com/articles/548388/uschina-war-unthinkable-also-may-inevitable

A U.S.-China war is unthinkable. It also may be inevitable.
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