Counterinsurgency for the Masses: Educating Americans for Campaigns of National Interest

The following article by John Stanton, his 16th on the Human Terrain System, was sent to me by John with permission to reproduce it here. John Stanton’s earlier articles on the Human Terrain System are also available here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15. This… Read More Counterinsurgency for the Masses: Educating Americans for Campaigns of National Interest

John Gledhill: “Anthropology and Espionage” and some comments on anthropology as ethics

John Postill has posted the transcript of John Gledhill‘s very thoughtful essay, “Anthropology and Espionage,” first produced for BBC3’s radio series, “The Lives of Others,” and I am thankful to John Posthill for first introducing me to this series which has featured a series of prominent anthropologists already. Gledhill, known to many of us as… Read More John Gledhill: “Anthropology and Espionage” and some comments on anthropology as ethics

UAE’s The National on the Human Terrain System (2.0)

The National (United Arab Emirates) published an article on November 29, 3008, by Hamida Ghafour on the U.S. military’s Human Terrain System, titled “Use of social scientists in war sparks controversy.” You can access the article either by clicking on the image, or here for an HTML version, or here for a PDF version. The… Read More UAE’s The National on the Human Terrain System (2.0)