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" 'Band of Brothers' Kinship Endures
"Easy Company's new authors, William "Wild Bill " Guarnere and Edward "Babe" Heffron.
Having been the focus of several best selling military histories, including Band of Brothers
and an acclaimed HBO miniseries
of the same name, two veterans of the celebrated "Easy Company" have told their own story
in a joint memoir Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends
-in GOOD Magazine
- "America Should Hire al-Qaeda’s PR Agent
A short but pungent critique about fortress embassies and IO incompetence.Swedish Meatballs Confidential
- " You Can't Polish a Turd
Well...that's quite an icebreaker of a post heading.Pundita
- "Strategic Communication: how to get your message across when the enemy's agitprop is better than yours
Pundita takes a break from her excellent, in-depth, coverage of Burma to comment at length on one of my prior IO posts, taking the counterintuitive path in her conclusion.Kings of War
-"Smart army but what is it good for?
Critique of the Kilcullen/Nagl COIN transformation from the Brit perspective.William McCallister
at SWJ Blog
-"Pamphlet: COIN and Irregular Warfare in a Tribal Society
"( read the pamphlet here
More of a journal article (72 pages) than a pamphlet, McCallister gives a substantive overview and analysis of working with tribesmen.
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