A large and varied haul:
Top billing! Pundita – “The William Ayers plan to turn America’s schoolchildren into Maoists and how Barack Obama helped him” and ““The great unanswered questions” about Barack Obama’s relationship with William Ayers.”
Most of America has forgotten unrepentant Weatherman terrorist and America-hating wingnut, Bill Ayers ( even many ’68er leftists still find Ayers too much to take, forty years later). Unfortunately for Senator Barack Obama, as the campaign rolls on there will be a reintroduction to his close friends and longtime political supporters, William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn.
The first post has a primary source historical document, a multitude of links and several videos to commemorate Memorial day.
Great commentary by Lex on a fantastic article on the tribal and religious nuances of Pushtunistan on both sides of the border.
Younghusband has begun a new series looking at the fundamentals of waging war. Very Sun-Tzuish format in terms of brevity.
A Boydian approach to resilience. Keeping organizations open and efficient at the dissipation of entropy.
Ambassador Robert Gribben – “Implementing AFRICOM: Tread Carefully”
Represents the Foreign Service’s wary but hopeful view of view of AFRICOM.
Zeros in on the lack of “interagency jointness” even at AFRICOM.
CSIS overview report by Cordesman.
Agree with Dan – a very valuable summative presentation on education by D.M. Hallowell
FM scores the predictions of leading figures in the 4GW school.
Contesting COIN conventional wisdom.