Center for Strategic Communication

McCants explains the Saudis, Quantico rebukes them

[ by Charles Cameron — Saudi-sourced jihadism, the FBI, Baader-Meinhof — hey, it’s all about terrosism ] . Will McCants explains [upper panel, below] how the Saudis are and are not promoting terrorism — — while a screen-cap from episode 9 in the first season of...

Clinton Comey?

[ by Charles Cameron — with a side dish of Tzipi Livni ] . photo credit: Greg Nash via The Hill I’ll be socratic here, asking questions to illuminate my hunches. ** I’m seldom fully convinced by anything that comes from the left and reads the way I’d expect the left...

Ali Soufan on strategy & tactics

[ by Charles Cameron — short and sweet ] . Everyone here knows that we are in a conflict with Islamic extremism. Everyone here knows that strategic outweighs tactical success. And most everyone here knows that Ali Soufan is one of the key voices on that topic — lead...

Analysis, and the question of trust

[ by Charles Cameron — who was taught to think of “longer term” as extending to our children of the seventh generation ] . Here’s the problem: Nicole Kidman as analyst Dr Julia Kelly gets an order in DreamWorks SKG’s movie, The Peacemaker ** In the Introduction to...

Two in the wild from @tinyrevolution, plus one

[ by Charles Cameron — in which my doppelgänger Jon Schwartz of Tiny Revolution comes up with a few of my ideas before I’ve even woken up, see “background” below ] . I’m posting this first pair of images with my friends Mike Sellers and Bryan...