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Modus Operandi?

24 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

In the context of the Iraqi jailbreak attack by AQ earlier this week, are we seeing a new modus operandi for attacking official facilities?

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Canada’s General Devlin – HUMINT essential to modern war

15 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Never confuse force multipliers like drones and remote-sensing technology for the force itself, especially in times of financial distress. Good HUMINT is and will always be the essence of a strong military. Says a recent Canadian Forces briefing, “Recent operational experience has reinforced the conviction that deployed land forces … depend on a sophisticated (human […]

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Turf wars vs spy wars

14 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

When bureaucratic turf trumps mission accomplishment:

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Introducing: The Red Queen

20 June, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Military and political people would do well to heed the advice given Alice by the Red Queen: “If you want to stay in the same place, you’ve got to keep running. If you want to get anywhere, you’ll have to run twice as fast as that!” This is exactly the situation we experience in the […]

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