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The NFB Reading List – Dispatches

Dispatches – Michael Herr (1977) The books that I have covered so far have all been generally coherent and simple enough works, with a clear theme and narrative focus. They all generally had a goal and some kind of lesson … Continue reading

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COIN: Not Dead, Only Sleeping

A lot has been made of the remarks of US Defence Secretary Robert Gates the other day, when he appeared to signal the end of the US’s focus on counter-insurgency and a drawdown on its armed forces. In particular, Gates seemed to draw a … Continue reading

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