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George H. Wittman
George H. Wittman served in the US Army during and after the Korean War and, in the following decades, he became intimately involved in national security, global intelligence matters and international business. Along the way he managed businesses, founded public service organizations, and now writes prolifically. Some of Mr. Wittmans's accomplishments: President of G.H. Wittman, Inc. a family firm founded in 1885 to manage family interests in exploration, mining and international trade; Co-founder of The Middle East Newsletter; and founding Chairman of the National Institute for Public Policy, a non-profit devoted to research on technological and policy aspects of national defense. He is a veteran of forty-five years of international security operations and analysis.
by | Nov 9, 2012

In small towns throughout Mexico low level crime — crime with modest rewards — has now spread to the point that ordinary citizens fear going out at night. In larger communities violent robberies have become the fashion of the day….

by | Oct 25, 2012

It has become accepted to use the term al Qaeda when referring to any violent Islamic grouping that appears to have a broader organizational connection. To refine that definition there has been added the recognition of at least three so-called…

by | Oct 19, 2012

If all proceeds on schedule, on November 8, 2012, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) through its 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China will choose Xi Jinping to replace Hu Jintao as president for the next ten years….

by | Oct 15, 2012

The West in general and the United States in particular has had to endure a Russia during the Putin era that wants to be considered a first line global power while at the same time is unwilling to accept responsibility…

by | Oct 5, 2012

From the standpoint of operational intelligence there is no such thing as a truly “spontaneous” demonstration. The use of the term spontaneous implies there is no specific element that instigates an action. When some act is referred to as evolving…

by | Sep 28, 2012

The theory of the schedule for American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan has been based on the time necessary for the recruiting and training of the Afghan National Army and National Police. This Afghan Security Force was intended to replace the…

by | Sep 18, 2012

It may be shocking to some, but the Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was correct when he said a few days ago that Israel can not survive a nuclear weapon attack. He didn’t add, but it is…

by | Sep 14, 2012

By December of this year the Legislative and Executive departments of the United States Government will have to do what they hate. They must settle the financial ramifications of defending this country — and if it wishes — its allies…

by | Sep 10, 2012

As soon as it was clear that Mohammed Morsi was going to be Egypt’s new president, press sources in Cairo fell all over each other trying to get information on this new star member of the Moslem Brotherhood. He was…

by | Aug 31, 2012

In 1841 just before Christmas Sir William Hay Macnaghten, Her Majesty’s Envoy and Minister of the Government of India, was shot and knifed to death while seeking to negotiate with the son of the Afghan leader, Dost Mohammed. The British…

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