Human Terrain System: Murder, Espionage, Paranoia

A Comment on Journalism, Independent and Otherwise This is John Stanton’s seventh article on the Human Terrain System, as mentioned in an update at the end of the last post, far outstripping the work of any other “journalist” in uncovering the spectacular failures of the program and the wrong doing of some of the persons […]

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Updated: Human Terrain Researcher Set on Fire in Afghanistan; plus new Articles on the Human Terrain System

Army Social Scientist Set Afire in Afghanistan Danger Room 06 November 2008 and see Cleaning Up US Army/TRADOC’s Human Terrain System (HTS): Terminate Current Management, Move HTS to Civil Affairs by John Stanton 06 November 2008 — UPDATE #1: Taliban offer differing account, claim children burned & killed the researcher: Taliban insurgents said children had poured […]

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A second HTS Researcher has been killed

It was bound to happen that the Human Terrain System would come with its own body count. A few weeks ago a social scientist embedded with a military unit was killed in Afghanistan, marking the first death. Today there is news of a second: Nicole Suveges, killed in a bombing in Sadr City, Baghdad, on […]

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