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So Colonel Daniel Davis criticizes the American effort in Afghanistan (a criticism I don’t agree with, by the way)? Watch as (it sure seems) the Pentagon media machine spins up to discredit him through cooperative media folk, in this case, Tom Ricks of Foreign Policy (and formerly the Washington Post). First comes the reasoned response, [...]
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The Pentagon Papers That Weren’t – Lt. Col. Daniel Davis’ Report on Afghanistan

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

It occurs to me that we cannot even really have a Pentagon Papers event in this country anymore. Sure, Wikileaks releases gained a decent amount of attention, but the real evidence for this comes in the past week. Lt. Colonel Daniel... Read Post

Lieutenant Colonel Davis Says The Army Failed To Acknowledge The Real Reason Why Iraq Surge Worked

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

The other day we wrote about Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Davis's blistering report on the deteriorating mission in Afghanistan and the lies told to the American public by some of its highest military officials. The 84-page report is f... Read Post

The 1 minute MBA and Uber

Politics / US Politics : Balloon Juice (13 minutes ago)

Daniel Davie’s 1 minute MBA or how to conduct policy analysis fast and cheap has a critical point in looking at the validity of an argument: Good ideas do not need lots of lies told about them in order to gain public acceptance. I w... Read Post


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