August 30, 2011
when doing the student submission, submit the evening before.
- Why didnt we know about 9/11?
- What good is it if the president hears from his top intelligence official that
something big is gonna happen but we dont know where or
September 15, 2011
Did we lose a genuine opportunity to nip the 9/11 treat in the bud by attacking
comprehensively in Afghanistan, or were things genuinely up in the air?
Masood (Tajik) would not have been able to control Pashtun tribes as a leader
September 8, 2011
American judges will try someone without asking about how they came to the dock
The Impact of the Iranian Revolution and driving the soviets out of Afghanistan
o Real point, mission completed attitudes were bound
September 6, 2011
Stationed in Pakistan and India
We were fixated on making Afghanistan the Russian Vietnam.now its our
Russia ran by a bunch of old men, who gained their spurs at the height of the
cold warkept opera
September 1, 2011
Osamas theme we could hit America and they wont hit back (killings in Somalia, Black
Hawk Down) America has lost it. We can get away with it here.
Tenents point.CIA missed connecting the dots to prevent 9/11, however CIA
brought the fig
PLIR 3340 Counter Terrorism and Intelligence
What are the characteristics of a terrorist attack?
A terrorist attack is action by non state actors without regard or done to non state actor
to coerce a civilian population.
1. Action for a political purpose
October 18, 2011
In a coutneer terrorsim scenario, like in Afghanistan, there has to be a step beyond US
inticing us.must be able to sustain themselves beyond influece of druggies and
We got the tiger by the tail in this part of the world, es
November 10, 2011
Grand Jury, something tht conveys a group of citizens to hear testimony presented by
the commonwealth attorney or us attorney to determine there is evidence a crime has
In terrorist cases, information/testimony was sealed
November 3, 2011
What John Hugh was going to do was irrationalize this whole speechstanding up is
cool, hot and cold is coolbut if you arent getting info you can waterboard them.
Goldsmith says I may be holding governments to account and human rights .not
September 29, 2011
Gary Schrone Lecture
August 1947 India and Pakistan
India was partitioned very deadly -> marked the Pakistani view of india
forever (got the least resources as well)
August of 1953 Overthrow of the Prime Minister Mohammed Mosadek (skah