Intoduction (Via John Robb) Martin Van Creveld, military strategist who foresaw the raise of non-western warfare (e.g. War on Terrorism) to the shrinking of the tradition role of states, has written in Forward Newspaper (Major Jewish-American publication) an gives his...
Introduction A week back, John Robb did a concise overview of Moises Naim’s Illict: “Moises copiously documents how globalization and rampant interconnectivity has led to the rise of vast global smuggling networks….He shows how these networks make money through an arbitrage...
Quick Posting The Strategic Overview: Tigerhawk’s Update Back in 2003, Den Beste of USS Clueless wrote the greatest touchstone piece on the *Islamofacist war, writting out in a relatively short 20 pages the strategic overview of the war. Today, Tigerhawk writes...
While abating (only 400+ cars burning a night), the Paris Riots continue passing a two-week milestone. As I have mentioned, the rioters use of blogs and sms-texting for coordination and planning have been a demonstration of “netwar” on a...
Introduction While I still have the fear that we are seeing the raise of the Muslim Street in Europe, it is still far from the “Jihad in Europe” and “French Intifada” that we often see it described in the blogosphere....
The following is more of a commentary/opinion rather than StrategyUnit usual goal of analyses on issues and policies related to security issues. ————————————————————– Update 10.03.05 - A Retraction and Correction: 1) After reading, researching and looking into the issue, I would...
My blogging has been on a very light schedule as I’ve got the cold. Its days like these I wish there some fellow contributors for this blog. That said, Here’s a list of what I think should be required...
Back at San Francisco State University, I wrote and published a paper titled “In the Midst of the Swarm: Reconceptualizing the (Mislabeled) Global War on Terrorism” (April 2005), where I stated: “For all of Moore’s cheering of a grand social...
Thomas Barnett, noted writer and blogger who served in various areas in the DoD, shot off a rebuttle against John Robb’s Open Source Warfare article I mentioned last weekend in “Open Source War, Global Guerillas in Iraq“. For those unfamilar...
As you can tell from my postings, John Robb at the Global Guerillas Blog is one of my favourite analyst when it comes to fourth generation war and views on the war in Iraq. Today, Robb writes an excellent...