Tagged: stability operations

A swell way to declare an Afghan victor

Here’s a terrific way for the United States to settle the Afghan presidential election controversy: Have the Voice of America broadcast an “exclusive interview” with the CIA director who says the US-favored candidate will win and that a vote recount won’t matter. Not! Yet that’s just what the VOA and CIA Director Leon Panetta have done. Here’s what the VOA...

Tom Barnett likes my work on stability operations

Bestselling author Thomas P. M. Barnett, best known for his book, The Pentagon’s New Map, praised an independent project of an IWP professor for publicizing private sector solutions to global stability problems. In a syndicated column for the Scripps Howard News Service, Barnett welcomed the “global stability industry” and hailed Serviam magazine, edited and co-founded by Professor J. Michael Waller, as a positive voice for the sector....

U.S. Military Assistance During Disaster Events Joint Service Support for Stability Operations

by Cmdr. John Wrenn, USN (Ret) Serviam magazine, September-October 2008 Natural disasters are not confined to any one portion of the globe. Although the news contains reports of volcanic eruptions in South America, earthquakes in China and Africa, hurricanes in the Caribbean, and typhoons in the Pacific, the United States has recently experienced disaster at home. Hurricane Katrina in August...