Defense Contractors from Dante’s Circles of Hell: Sequel to Human Terrain System I?

As of 11 October 2010, 23 contractors had expressed an interest in running the US Army’s Human Terrain System and getting a share, or all, of the $7 million that comes with a contract award. Within that group of 23 contractors are some that have already had extensive experience with the US Army’s Human Terrain… Read More Defense Contractors from Dante’s Circles of Hell: Sequel to Human Terrain System I?

Mapping the Terrain of War Corporatism: The Human Terrain System within the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex

UPDATED: 03 March 2010; 17 March 2010; 19 March 2010; 22 March 2010; 26 April 2010; 03 June 2010; 05 June 2010; 30 November 2010; 10 June 2011; 30 September 2011; 03 March 2013 At least 37 corporations have vested interests, through contracts gained, in supporting the U.S. Army’s Human Terrain System (HTS) in particular,… Read More Mapping the Terrain of War Corporatism: The Human Terrain System within the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex

Public Propaganda, The Human Terrain System, and Staged Democracy in Afghanistan

Some interesting reports have surfaced over the past three weeks concerning  initiatives with links to the U.S. Army’s Human Terrain System (HTS), along with reports about control exercised over U.S. journalists, both of which come under the rubric of public propaganda (what proponents call “public diplomacy” and others call “strategic communications”). Gary Langer of ABC… Read More Public Propaganda, The Human Terrain System, and Staged Democracy in Afghanistan

Some “new” links for the Human Terrain System

Some resources to assist those doing further research, some may be new, some may have been overlooked, the importance of these are left to the judgment of the reader. Those who know, will know what to do with them. Montgomery McFate’s new website Andrea Jackson: SourceWatch entry (also see the SourceWatch entry for Laurie Adler)… Read More Some “new” links for the Human Terrain System