Further Militarization of the Academy: Florida International University, SOUTHCOM, and Strategic Culture

Many thanks to Adrienne Pine for this important alert, “An Urgent Message to Academics about SOUTHCOM.” In that she presents us with evidence of a striking deepening of the alliance between U.S. academia and military objectives, in this case revolving around the concept of “strategic culture,” and joining Florida International University with the U.S. Southern Command… Read More Further Militarization of the Academy: Florida International University, SOUTHCOM, and Strategic Culture

The McFarce Continues: Pravda publishes a second scathing article on the Human Terrain System; McFate feted by fliers

Two pieces of news here. The first is that a second article by John Stanton has just been published by Pravda titled, “US Army’s Human Terrain System: From Super Concept to Absolute Farce.” The second has to do with Montgomery McFate recently becoming a celebrity on city telephone poles. Continued. Read Part I of the… Read More The McFarce Continues: Pravda publishes a second scathing article on the Human Terrain System; McFate feted by fliers