Unhappy New Year for Counterinsurgency’s Social Scientists

So, the Human Terrain System, as we have known of it, is finally imploding. The “proof of concept” program, that got three of its young researchers killed, has apparently proven itself beyond repair. In the latest installment of reporting on the Human Terrain System, John Stanton continues to outline the transition of the program as… Read More Unhappy New Year for Counterinsurgency’s Social Scientists

Curtains already? The Human Terrain System heads to a close in Iraq, but “revives” in other ways at home

One of the discussions that has not yet been raised regarding the current impasse between the U.S. and Iraqi regimes over the pending Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) is that, one way or another, the work of the Human Terrain System in Iraq may be heading to a very quick close. Should the SOFA remain… Read More Curtains already? The Human Terrain System heads to a close in Iraq, but “revives” in other ways at home