Archive for May 12th, 2007

Our Credible and Nonpartisan Defense Industry

Meet Peter Huessy. He’s the president of “Geo-Strategic Analysis, Inc”, described as a “defense and national security consulting” firm, and a member of the board at the National Center for Critical Incident Analysis. When he’s not busy saving the world from the dangers of nuclear-weapons proliferation (his self-professed specialty), he pens some pretty vitriolic editorials from a decidedly (cough!) conservative viewpoint. He’s also, apparently, a noted guest lecturer in some demand.
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Published in: 'D' for 'Dumb', General, Security | on May 12th, 2007 | 3 Comments »

Parents a Barrier to Recruiting, Military Says

Reuters has the news on some disturbing, if not entirely unexpected, news from the armed forces – blaming parents’ unwillingness to recommend military service to their children, the military is instead shifting it’s advertising efforts towards, well, kids, hoping to build a positive image and enlist peer pressure in their efforts to meet recruiting targets.

It’s not likely to work.
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Published in: General, Security | on May 12th, 2007 | Comments Off on Parents a Barrier to Recruiting, Military Says