Thursday, December 3, 2009

A Counterintuitive Counterinsurgency

Looks like we’ve now outsourced and offshored our counterinsurgency strategy.

The diagram here, outlines the Afghanistan counterinsurgency strategy. It was obtained by MSNBC's Richard Engel, and aired on The Rachel Maddow Show. Labeled a ‘working draft’, the slide is branded with the logo of PA Consulting Group, a UK-based firm.

The company made news in 2008, when it lost a memory stick containing data on the entire UK prison population of about 84,000. PA Consulting has worked successfully with the U.S. Navy on cost-cutting privatization initiatives.

You can see the full PDF here for an in-depth look at what we must surely be paying big bucks for.

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