Browsing All posts tagged under »Christopher A. King«

The End of Debates About the Human Terrain System?

February 17, 2013 by

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The End of Debates? Having been asked (and declined) to write commentaries, or respond to one or another essay on the Human Terrain System (HTS) over the past 18 months, I realized that I had enough, and had said enough that it did not warrant repetition. However, unlike others who said their piece, I might […]

U.S. Army Female Engagement Teams Expand: King Xerxes’ Queen Esther Cited

January 4, 2011 by

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[In connection with this article, please see the associated file uploads: COMISAF ppt or COMISAF pdf; FET pptx or FET pdf; ISAF Engagement with Females PDF; and the previous post: "Recommended ISAF Guidance for Female Engagement Teams"] “In the time of Xerxes, it is documented that the King took advice from his Queen which significantly […]

Recommended ISAF Guidance for Female Engagement Teams

January 4, 2011 by

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[The following consists of the speaking notes for a presentation delivered by Major Maria Vedder of the U.S. Army's Human Terrain System, from 23 February 2010, as a "strategic intelligence update." The original file can be accessed here as a PPT file and here as a PDF.] SPEAKING NOTES: OPTION 1 Good Morning Sir, It’s […]

Updates to U.S. Army Human Terrain System News

December 1, 2010 by

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I have some urgent updates to my last article, “U.S. Army Human Terrain System News: Hamilton Deserves Credit, CG TRADOC in Trouble, Training Woes“: “Please warn your sources in HTS that TRADOC G2 senior management is on to them. I was told this in a conversation I had with the TRADOC G2 today. It’s sad […]

U.S. Army Human Terrain System News: Hamilton Deserves Credit, CG TRADOC in Trouble, Training Woes

November 30, 2010 by

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Updated version: “Please warn your sources in HTS that TRADOC G2 senior management is on to them. I was told this in a conversation I had with the TRADOC G2 today. It’s sad that finding out your sources seems to be a priority. I hate to see anyone lose their job over this.” Clearly, program […]

Burlesque Afghanistan: Pulp Fiction from an Embedded “Reporter”

October 6, 2010 by

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This is the second in a two part series on recent examples of the Human Terrain System in the military’s own media, and in military-embedded media. The first was “The Many Faces of the Human Terrain System in Iraq.” Much more remarkable, and coming from a supposedly professional journalist who embedded with the U.S. Army […]

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