Center for Strategic Communication

Actions speak louder than.. ahem, narratives

[ by Charles Cameron — pondering the use of narratives to “counter violent extremism” ] . I’m pondering the use of narratives to “counter violent extremism”, and have been thinking about letting this post consist of its title and the government-sponsored words: This...

Intellectuals and their Romance with Political Barbarism

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a. “zen“] Martin Heidegger, Eric Hobsbawm and Ezra Pound A  meandering post inspired by Reason Magazine and Charles Cameron. Reason.com is best known for giving a scrappy libertarian take on current events, crime, technology and pop culture,...

A powerful, credible narrative?

[ by Charles Cameron — how about a powerful, credible foreign policy? — maybe that’s asking too much ] . ** James P. Farwell‘s piece in the National Interest, Information Warfare: The Key to Destroying ISIS, claims: A coalition of Shia militias, Iraqi government...