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April 18, 2013 by John M. Doyle
John M. Doyle
There's more to geography than maps or the statistics on population and exports that are found in almanacs. In an era of low intensity conflicts and asymmetric warfare, grassroots diplomacy and cultural sensitivity can be as important as attack helicopters, night vision goggles and satellite imagery. Read on...
Tags: Human Geography | Human Intelligence | John M Doyle
March 25, 2013 by Adam Silverman

How the U.S Army accounts for ‘Human Geography’ is vitally important to cultural preparation within the operational environment. The following interview with Adam Silverman of the US Army War College examines what specific studies are being applied at the War College, why it’s important, and how the U.S is accounting for 'human geography' into Read more
Tags: Irregular Warfare | Human Geography | US Army War College
March 4, 2013 by Patrick W. McCuen

Why do the Marines want the ACV/MCP?

Under United States Code, Title 10, the Marine Corps has primary responsibility for developing landing force doctrine; tactics, techniques, and procedures; and equipment that are of common interest to the Army and the Marine Corps. The Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) and Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC) are Read more
Tags: Amphibious Combat Vehicle | AVC | Tactical Vehicles | LtCol Patrick McCuen | MPC
February 19, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
A secretive Chinese military unit has been accused of being behind a series of hacking attacks on companies in the U.S. U.S. computer security company Mandiant said in a startling report on Tuesday that it believes a unit called Unit 61398, which is based in Shanghai, had carried out "sustained" attacks on various industries.
Tags: Cyber Security | Network Defense | Data Center
February 14, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
The Defense Department this week unveiled its new Distinguished Warfare Medal which can be awarded for drone strikes and cyber warfare activity. It means the medal can be given to service personnel who never face the enemy in any kind of physical confrontation.
Tags: electronic warfare | Cyber Security | Mission Command
February 12, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
The White House was quick to condemn North Korea's third nuclear test on Tuesday, with President Obama calling it a "highly provocative act" that "undermines regional stability."
Tags: Nuclear test | North Korea | White House | President Obama
February 6, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
Footage reportedly taken from a CIA spy drone that was captured in 2011 has been broadcast on Iran’s state TV. The RQ-170 Sentinel was seized when it entered Iranian airspace from the border with Afghanistan. Iranian authorities say they are now capable of producing its own version of the unmanned aircraft.
Tags: electronic warfare | Special Operations | Tactical Vehicles
February 3, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta took the air on Sunday to put the record straight on various issues in his final days in charge of the Pentagon. On NBC’s "Meet The Press," he played down the role of enhanced interrogation techniques used in the capture of Osama bin Laden.
Tags: Leon Panetta | Pentagon | White House | Osama bin Laden
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