The Goat Caught in Bushkazi: Personal Effects of One’s Role in the Great Game

The beginning of this story, for me, was in the spring of 1969. I had applied for funding to do a cutting edge project combining methods and techniques of visual anthropology that I had learned from John Collier, Jr, my own version of cognitive anthropology arising out of the works of Edward Sapir and the… Read More The Goat Caught in Bushkazi: Personal Effects of One’s Role in the Great Game

The Human Terrain System: Global Counterinsurgency, Global Espionage, Global Occupation

Max Forte: The article that follows was written by John Allison, a former member of the U.S. Army’s Human Terrain System. It was posted earlier as a comment on a report (Revealing the Human Terrain System in Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diary) that the media actively chose to ignore (specifically, Joanne Kimberlin of The Virginian Pilot).… Read More The Human Terrain System: Global Counterinsurgency, Global Espionage, Global Occupation

Revealing the Human Terrain System in Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diary

This is the fourth and final item in my mini-series on Human Terrain Teams as recorded in Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diary. The other articles were: Human Terrain Teams in Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diary: Raw Data Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diary: Problems to Note, More to Come on Human Terrain Teams Human Terrain System in Wikileaks’ Afghan… Read More Revealing the Human Terrain System in Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diary