US NEWS REPORT
The U.S. Army is showcasing its softer side with the unveiling of its new Stability Operations Field Manual, one of a number of how-to guides it puts together for soldiers.
The new manual is garnering lots of attention--and drawing controversy--in part because it marks a major shift in military thinking. Tellingly, it omits any reference to President Bush's democracy-promotion agenda. But, for the first time, the Pentagon is saying explicitly that nation-building is just as important as conventional military operations like tank wars--and perhaps more so.
THE POWER OF THE PARANORMAL
Examples of the future of war and then of course peace.
Major Nisha Money forwarded this to us from her trip to Cambodia.
Operation Pacific Angel leaves lasting impression
U.S. medical mission provides aid to Cambodians
by Tech. Sgt. Tom Czerwinski
Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs
The global plan was in part inspired by this blog entry from Atlantic planning chief Hurricane Heidi
and her advice is attached.
Attn: Jim Channon (AKA Captain Planet?)
Why not coordinate the concepts expressed in your ideas about Earth-Conscious Business practices (the Project Earthrise 100-year Plan) to dovetail with your suggestions for utilizing the world's various Military Forces in International cooperation for Peace Making purposes (Operation Global Steward) with your Evolutionary Tactics Manual (Curriculum for the Next Generation)?
The Global Foresight Learning Center is a collaboration between the Arcturus Research Group and the WFUNA Millennium Project (World Federation of United Nations Associations)
Read from the Manual in the above reader, and discuss and comment on it in this thread.
GLOBAL NATURAL SECURITY
International Military Teamwork
& “whole”systems strategies
EARTH BATTALION CONCEPTS
Natural security team mission 2014
The Environmental Cavalry