Saturday, September 19, 2009

'Afghanistan - the Civil-Military Fusion Centre'

Nothing new in this article, but digs into a new NATO concept of the 'Civil-Military Fusion Centre' -

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Civilian 'surge' in

Civilian 'surge' in Afghanistan fails to meet expectations -

Friday, September 11, 2009

VOICE seems to have

VOICE seems to have published their position on civil-military relations in humanitarian action in May 2009 -

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Quantitative look at

Quantitative look at security incidents in Darfur over 2009 - 10 dead, 22 wounded, 95 carjackings... read on -

Saturday, September 05, 2009

Always on the cusp o

Always on the cusp of new technology, NATO considers a Second Life virtual world for training and day-to-day business of the Alliance:

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

NATO adopts defensive driving to win Afghan hearts and minds

'Top general in Afghanistan directs troops to respect Afghan traffic rules, drive defensively at appropriate speeds in an effort to win over population' -

Afghan insurgent forces are becoming “narco-cartels”

'There is growing evidence that some Afghan insurgent forces are becoming “narco-cartels” — that view drug profits as more important than ideology.

NYT - 'Contractors O

NYT - 'Contractors Outnumber U.S. Troops in Afghanistan' -

Year 8 in Afghanista

Year 8 in Afghanistan, UN SRSG announces: "The piecemeal approach is not going to get results. Enough is enough with the piecemeal approach."