Bing West

Type: Person
Name: Bing West
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The United States must extend its visa program for Afghan and Iraqi refugees

By ,Ryan Crocker, a former ambassador to Afghanistan and Iraq, is dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, thousands of brave citizens of both countries assisted our efforts, ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 26 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Refugees, Afghanistan
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

REVIEW: American Spartan by Ann Scott Tyson

[by  Mark Safranski , a.k.a. " zen '] American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant  by  Ann Scott Tyson   When I first posted that I had received a review copy of American Spartan from Callie ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Weekend Open Thread

Well, I just got an advanced copy of Bing West’s latest book “One Million Steps; A Marine Platoon at War” in the mail, so I’m going to need some reading time. Keep yourselves busy with a late weekend open thread. ... [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: Bing West, War
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

A Problematic POW, Ctd

Fred Kaplan  clears up a few misconceptions about this weekend’s exchange of five captured Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl: First, while Obama and his diplomats made the deal on their own (in line with his powers as commander-in-chief), ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 03 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

Army Updates Counterinsurgency Doctrine

“Without accurate and predictive intelligence, it is often better to not act than to act.” That note of prudence and restraint recurs throughout the newly revised U.S. Army Field Manual 3-24 on “Insurgencies and Countering Insurgencies” that was published ... [Published Secrecy News - May 21 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 2 reports

FM 3-24, Social Science, and Security

By: Adam Elkus In his review of the updated FM 3-24, Bing West has some harsh words about the manual’s academic tint,  Charles J. Dunlap is also unimpressed. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 21 2014]
Entities: Security, Bing West
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 2 reports

The 2014 Counterinsurgency Field Manual Requires Pre-Publication Review

By: Bing West If doctrine collapses in practice, do not repeat it. We tried COIN as nation-building twice, and twice it failed. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 14 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Strategika: “A Better Way in Afghanistan” with Bing West

strategika-a-better-way-inBing West looks at the failures of American strategy during the war in Afghanistan — from nation-building and counterinsurgency to efforts to defeat the Taliban — and provides recommendations for what can be done to avert total ... [Published Policy Review - May 09 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 2 reports

Joint COIN Pub Ignores Reality

By: Bing West "The Joint Pub doubles down on the proposition that war is an exercise in civics rather than in destruction." ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 07 2014]
Entities: Bing West
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Book Review - "American Spartan" by Ann Scott Tyson

The following book review is a special for BlackFive readers provided by Elise Cooper. You can read all of our book reviews by clicking on the Books category link on the far right side bar. American Spartan by Ann Scott Tyson, wife of former Major Jim ... [Published BLACKFIVE - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Feb 07 2014 - Updated Feb 07 2014 - 2 reports

At the Summit

By: SWJ Editors At the Summit: Duty -  Memoirs of a Secretary at War, by Robert M. Gates - National Review Book Review by Bing West. ... [Published SWJ Blog - Feb 07 2014]
Entities: Bing West, Robert Gates, War
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 03 2014 - 1 reports

Al-Qaeda's Resurgence in Iraq's Anbar Province :: Briefing by Bing West

br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->       Follow the Middle East Forum MEF Home   |   Research & Writings   |   Donate Please take a moment tovisit and log in at the subscriber area , and submit your city & country location. ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Feb 03 2014]

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The United States must extend its visa program ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 26 2014]
REVIEW: American Spartan by Ann Scott Tyson [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 15 2014]
Weekend Open Thread [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Jul 12 2014]
A Problematic POW, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 03 2014]
Army Updates Counterinsurgency Doctrine [Published Secrecy News - May 21 2014]
FM 3-24, Social Science, and Security [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 21 2014]
FM 3-24, Social Science, and Security [Published SWJ Blog - May 21 2014]
The 2014 Counterinsurgency Field Manual Require... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 14 2014]
The 2014 Counterinsurgency Field Manual Require... [Published SWJ Blog - May 14 2014]
Strategika: “A Better Way in Afghanistan” with ... [Published Policy Review - May 09 2014]
Joint COIN Pub Ignores Reality [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 07 2014]
Joint COIN Pub Ignores Reality [Published SWJ Blog - May 07 2014]
Book Review - "American Spartan" by Ann Scott T... [Published BLACKFIVE - Apr 23 2014]
Sunday Talking Heads: April 6, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - Apr 06 2014]
At the Summit [Published SWJ Blog - Feb 07 2014]
At the Summit [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Feb 07 2014]
Al-Qaeda's Resurgence in Iraq's Anbar Province ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Feb 03 2014]
Is latest sectarian fighting in Iraq a strategi... [Published PBS - Jan 04 2014]
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REVIEW: American Spartan by Ann Scott Tyson [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 15 2014]
[by  Mark Safranski , a.k.a. " zen '] American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant  by  Ann Scott Tyson   When I first posted that I had received a review copy of American Spartan from Callie ...
Weekend Open Thread [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Jul 12 2014]
Well, I just got an advanced copy of Bing West’s latest book “One Million Steps; A Marine Platoon at War” in the mail, so I’m going to need some reading time. Keep yourselves busy with a late weekend open thread. ...
A Problematic POW, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 03 2014]
Fred Kaplan  clears up a few misconceptions about this weekend’s exchange of five captured Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl: First, while Obama and his diplomats made the deal on their own (in line with his powers as commander-in-chief), ...
Army Updates Counterinsurgency Doctrine [Published Secrecy News - May 21 2014]
“Without accurate and predictive intelligence, it is often better to not act than to act.” That note of prudence and restraint recurs throughout the newly revised U.S. Army Field Manual 3-24 on “Insurgencies and Countering Insurgencies” that was published ...
FM 3-24, Social Science, and Security [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 21 2014]
By: Adam Elkus In his review of the updated FM 3-24, Bing West has some harsh words about the manual’s academic tint,  Charles J. Dunlap is also unimpressed. ...
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