Bush’s Ugly America: Is It Obama’s?

Reproduced from The Black Commentator (Issue No 26, 23 January 2003) “The spirit was freedom and justice And its keepers seem generous and kind Its leaders were supposed to serve the country But now they won’t pay it no mind ‘Cause the people grew fat and got lazy And now their vote is a meaningless […]

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News: IED Blast Strikes Human Terrain Team, Injuries Reported

While out in the field traveling to visit Human Terrain Teams, Colonel Hamilton’s convoy came under attack. There were injuries, said sources, but Colonel Hamilton is “ok”. Also, a comment posted on this blog states: “…last week a team from HTT was involved in a complex IED attack and NOTHING was reported. Injured was Mike […]

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Pride and Prejudice in U.S. Army’s Human Terrain System

“Col Sharon Hamilton [acting HTS program manager], does not know what is going on here in Iraq because if she was aware of the behavior here, she would not tolerate the dysfunction that continues within the organization.” “The rules and regulations within the HTS program only apply to minorities or other people whom the team […]

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USA Fears Loss of Sri Lanka

“Sri Lanka has been a friend and democratic partner of the United States since gaining independence in 1948 and has supported U.S. military operations overseas such as during the first Gulf War. Commercial contacts go back to 1787, when New England sailors first anchored in Sri Lanka’s harbors to engage in trade. Sri Lanka is […]

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Independent Assessment of Human Terrain System: Findings to Pentagon on 19 July 2010

The Independent Assessment of the US Army’s Human Terrain System requested by the House Armed Services Committee is scheduled to be completed on 19 July 2010. The Center for Naval Analyses—CNA–was contracted by the Undersecretary of Defense, Intelligence, to conduct the Independent Assessment. According to Tim Sullivan of the CNA, “The International Affairs Group (IAG) […]

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Center for Naval Analysis to Run HTS Independent Investigation: McFate Says, “We All Have Red Blood”

Tony Bartuca, writing for Inside the Army (pay for read), reports that the Center for Naval Analysis, (CNA Analysis & Solutions) has been contracted by the Pentagon’s Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence to conduct the Independent Assessment requested by the US House Armed Services Committee (HASC).  The remainder of the article features sweetness and […]

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USA Undermines Democracy in Turkey: It’s Turkey Stupid, Not Israel

Friday, June 18, 2010 Writing from Istanbul Turkey is vital to United States’ national security interests. No country in the region deserves America’s cooperation—at all levels–more than Turkey’s current government. And no country is more ignorant of Turkish politics, culture and geographic importance than America. As former ambassador James Holmes, Executive Director of the American […]

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Human Terrain Teams Feared More than CIA: John Stanton

Human Terrain Teams Feared more than CIA: Cureton Blinded for Life, Laurie Adler Returns by John Stanton 12 May 2010 …You have no sense about the intriguing world of intelligence gathering! I am dead scared of a Peace Corps…Team wanting to help a strategically important country affected by a natural disaster [rather] than a CIA […]

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