The importance of understanding “the why” (purpose) has occupied much of my thinking lately. One of my projects at work is to develop a training module on infrastructure reconnaissance. One of the themes I’m trying to emphasize in the module … Continue reading → […]
Suriya al kubra!At great risk of appearing all Syrialicious on your assets, the wonderfully crunk idosity of both suck sides losing is unLOLable simply by the horrific casualties of innocents such a eign by design delivers.Hot gossip that the sectarian war in the ME, pacifically Syria may soon bust wide asset open into like total war betwixt two of Great Sat […]
Over the next week, there will be some big changes at Rethinking Security. First, I will be moving this blog to Tumblr. I've been blogging for five years now, and have been learning about the business as I go along.... […]
Courtesy of Bruce Gregory, here is the latest update on resources that may be of general interest for teachers, students, and practitioners of public diplomacy and related courses and activities. Suggestions for future updates are welcome. Bruce Gregory is an adjunct professor at George Washington University and at Georgetown University and a pre-eminant fon […]
I've always admired USMC general General James Mattis. I first encountered him when I read his scathing takedown of Effects-Based Operations (EBO) in 2008, and soon became familiar with his operational record in Iraq and endlessly entertaining quotables. Most of all, I've always admired Mattis' deep interest in his own profession, as evidenced […]
Agence France Presse interviewed Sami Ben Khemais Essid, describing him as one of the "organizers" of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia's planned conference this weekend. Essid was formerly the "head" of al Qaeda's operations in Italy, according to the US State Department. […]
Charles Moore, The TelegraphOn the subject of Europe, Cameron the great moderniser is painfully 20th century. His excellent speech in January seemed to grasp the way that the current structure of the EU "“ simultaneously rigid and weak "“ cannot handle the changing shape of the modern world. Yet his actual behaviour is reactive, defensi […]
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