Iraq War veteran sentenced for anti-government plot

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Christine: Dr. Carlos Brown Provides Raw View Into Iraq War

Christine.net

» Dr. Carlos Brown Provides Raw View Into Iraq War Former US Navy Commander (and trauma surgeon) Dr. Carlos Brown was deployed to Ramadi, Iraq in 2006, and at the urging of his tech-savvy brother, chronicled his experience on a video blog, Trapper Los MD. Christine (.net)

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"To me, I was right from the beginning, because it’s my right as an American to speak up and."

Mark Birch

““To me, I was right from the beginning, because it’s my right as an American to speak up and question our President, have my point of view, have my opinion, question what I want to question, and say what I want to say about our government,” she said. “It’s Bush at a time when blind patriotism overtook much of the country during the run up to the Iraq War. freedom speech Dixie Chicks Natalie Maines Iraq War

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Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

More universities coming to the program, more government sponsors sharing problems, more variants being taught in 2017 (Diplomacy, Impact/Development, Space, Cities, Hollywood, etc.)

Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

More universities coming to the program, more government sponsors sharing problems, more variants being taught in 2017 (Diplomacy, Impact/Development, Space, Cities, Hollywood, etc.)

The Two-State Solution Is Over

Chaganomics

Funded by the Israeli government, these expeditions are called 'land grabs' by the arabs who claim Israel uses archaeological finds to claim settlement rights. The arabs have Syria, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt and the badlands of Africa. God has promised the Jews this land, and there is no more to discuss - that is repeated in Israel as often as free-market economics is stated in the Americas. John Kerry and Obama have failed at peace in the Middle East.

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The Innovation Insurgency Gets Educated: Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy, Development, …

Steve Blank

government organizations who want to a more efficient way to deliver needed solutions with speed and urgency to their stakeholders. In exchange our government sponsors benefit from access to talent that most likely would never have served the country.

The Innovation Insurgency Gets Educated: Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy, Development, …

Steve Blank

government organizations who want to a more efficient way to deliver needed solutions with speed and urgency to their stakeholders. In exchange our government sponsors benefit from access to talent that most likely would never have served the country.

The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

More than 70 percent of the In-Q-Tel portfolio companies have never before done business with the government. One of the surprises for me was seeing the value of having the Department of Defense and other government agency sponsors working together with the university educators. (One

The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

More than 70 percent of the In-Q-Tel portfolio companies have never before done business with the government. One of the surprises for me was seeing the value of having the Department of Defense and other government agency sponsors working together with the university educators. (One

Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2018 – wonder and awe

Steve Blank

Few consider opportunities to make the world safer with the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community or other government agencies. Army as a special operations light infantry squad leader in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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And Then They Came for Me …

Both Sides of the Table

We are the global cabal who control finance, media and governments in the eyes of the conspiracy theorists. Do you think if we bomb the s**t out of oil fields in Iraq and then take their oil we will create more terrorists who hate us or fewer?

The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Steve Blank

Pete Newell and I have spent a lot of time bringing continuous innovation to government organizations. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan finding and deploying technology solutions against agile insurgents. Here are our thoughts about how to confront the Red Queen trap and adapt a government agency to infuse continuous innovation in its culture and practices. These Horizons also apply to government agencies and other large organizations.

Herding Cats – Using Lean to Work Together

Steve Blank

When Colonel Peter Newell headed up the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF) he used lean methods on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan to provide immediate technology solutions to urgent problems.

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War Hero Rips Into Contractor for 'Gaming the System'

Inc Startups

Braulio Castillo is the owner of Signet Computers (also known as Strong Castle ), a Virginia-based technology business certified as a service-disabled, veteran-owned company, which makes it eligible for government set-aside contracts.

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Why I Continue to Serve

Inc Startups

WOUNDED WARRIOR Halfaker served as the commander of a military police platoon in Iraq.'> After losing a limb in leading a platoon through an ambush in Iraq, Halfaker transformed her life of service in the military into a life of service through entrepreneurship.

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Brilliance, From The Economist - Syria by way of Tehran

Chaganomics

Like Russia, Iran says the attack was the work of the Syrian rebels and not the government of President Bashar Assad, its most important ally. After all, tens of thousands of Iranian soldiers were killed as a result of Saddam Hussein’s chemical weapons in the eight-year-long Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a pragmatic Iranian former president, has accused the Syrian government of carrying out the chemical attack.

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Episode 5 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Pete Newell, John Kuhn, Matt Weingart, Takashi Tsutsmi and Masato Iino

Steve Blank

military and are now helping government agencies operate with the speed and urgency of Silicon Valley. During his military career he served in Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, the Arabian peninsula, Egypt, and the Horn of Africa.

What would you want to tell Washington DC about startups?

Startup Lessons Learned

Im writing this post from an airplane headed to Washington DC, where Ill be presenting at the Government 2.0 Im especially curious to gauge the reaction of the civilian and military representatives of our government. Ive been in a few government-themed meetings recently, so I know some of the standard answers. They are so fragile, the heavy hand of government policy could easily snuff them out while trying to help them.

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Not a Republican, but Impressed by McCain

Entrepreneurship Blog

I really like McCain's willingness to take an unpopular position on Iraq. I don't really know what to do about Iraq, but Hillary Clinton's " plan to bring our troops home starting with the first 60 days of her Administration ," strikes me as populist policy making at it worst. Look, I didn't support going to war with Iraq and I don't like the human lives that have been lost or billions that have been wasted on the war.

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2017 – Lessons Learned Presentations

Steve Blank

It combines the same Lean Startup Methodology used by the National Science Foundation to commercialize science, with the rapid problem sourcing and curation methodology developed on the battlefields in Afghanistan and Iraq by Colonel Pete Newell and the US Army’s Rapid Equipping Force.

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Why Trump’s Victory Caused Alec Ross To Run for Governor of Maryland – Five Question Interview

Hunter Walker

In April 2009 I was invited to visit Iraq as part of the first delegation. Why do you personally believe that government is still the best system to catalyze change, versus working from the private sector? AR: I think the private sector can be a powerful driver of change, but the power of government to impact peoples’ lives for the better or the worse remains unrivaled. My friend Alec Ross is running to be Governor of Maryland.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 31: Congressmen Dan Lipinski and Seth Moulton

Steve Blank

government has embraced Lean methodologies to reinvigorate its innovation efforts was the focus of the latest episode of my SiriusXM radio show, Entrepreneurs are Everywhere. He offered context for the government’s innovation efforts: The Federal Government plays a critical role in innovation in our country and has throughout our history. Marine Corps veteran who served four tours in Iraq, including two tours as a platoon commander and two tours as a Special Assistant to Gen.

Hacking for Defense @ Stanford – Week 5

Steve Blank

Capella Space is pivoting towards commercial customers based on consistent feedback from the government. They’re finding that the government doesn’t want to pay for launch and sustainment, but instead would rather be users of commercial data.

Capitalists - Invest In Iran - Really ?

Chaganomics

It was their government's imposed unjust limitations that took this chance away from them." In November, Iran plans to announce its new oil contracts in Tehran, which it says would be a major improvement not only on the so-called buy-back contracts but also on the contracts rival and neighbour Iraq offered to oil majors during 2000s. Open investing in Iran - even in energy. This is interesting. See you in Iran.

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Mounting Geopolitical Risks Threaten Middle East Economic Recovery

Chaganomics

Oil-exporting economies are benefiting from the rise in oil prices, allowing some governments to boost spending and taking some pressure off financial markets. Elsewhere in the MENA region, the establishment of secure governments in Iraq and Lebanon is key to cementing political stability.

Up Close & Personal with Middle East Conflict

VC Confidential

Most of the countries in the Middle East (Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, etc) were created arbitrarily by the British and French who took nomad (and warring) tribes and drew nation-state boundries around them (a concept foreign to them). Today was one of the most memorable days of my life.

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Examining the U.S.-Germany Relationship

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

One official we met argued that Europe needs nothing less than a strong federal government chartered with taxing and spending authority over all the states. Younger Germans know 9/11, George Bush, Iraq, etc.

Going After Federal Contracts in 2014? Do This Now

Inc Startups

Read the best warts-and-all example of how start-ups land government contracts. Would it help your business to add the federal government as a customer next year? At the time, the government was still spending nearly $200 million a day on contracts in the Washington area.

[Review] Adapt: Why Success Always Start With Failure

YoungUpstarts

Using analogies from evolution such as variation, selection and adaptation, Adapt uses far flung examples ranging from the Iraq War, Global Warming, 2007′s Financial Meltdown, to 3rd World Development efforts to prove its point.

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford – Week 5

Steve Blank

Capella Space is pivoting towards commercial customers based on consistent feedback from the government. They’re finding that the government doesn’t want to pay for launch and sustainment, but instead would rather be users of commercial data.

Five Questions for Alec Ross: Secretary Clinton’s Senior Advisor for Innovation

Hunter Walker

” Can you briefly explain what that meant and why you sent me to Iraq? :). HW: If there was a particular ask you had of the technology industry with regards to its partnership with US government, what would it be?

Cut the Budget? Not So Fast

Inc Startups

But for small businesses, big government isn't just a big pain -- it's a big client, too. In the wake of the Iowa caucuses, only one character is likely to be less popular than President Obama: Big Government itself. But for small businesses, big government isn’t just a big pain.

21 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

4- Provide intelligence to the government and the public. Government and the American public. After two decades of being a housewife, my husband returned from Iraq disabled, sparking a radical shift in our lifestyle. Each business has a story.

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Lessons in Leadership From Warlord 6: A Chat With Lieutenant General John Vines

Peter Levine

You can see the talk here : At the time, he was the only military general to lead combat operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan in the post 9-11 era, overseeing an organization of more than 160,000 troops. Military or Government. Warlord 6” was LTG Vines’ call sign in Iraq.

What Every Bitcoin Investor Should Learn From a Dictator Named “Awesome”

Austin Startup

In 1294 Gaykhatu (literally, “Awesome” in Mongolian) was the leader of one Hoard of Mongols ruling over what is now Iran, Iraq and Southwest Asia. Second, governments can block people from using Bitcoin as a measure of exchange.

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A Veteran Brings New Meaning to Coming Home

Inc Startups

In honor of Veterans Day, I''m writing this week about nonprofit organizations founded by veteran-entrepreneurs who returned from combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. Mike Erwin hoped to get his MBA after he came home from his third tour in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Has the Free Market Gone Too Far?

Inc Startups

government of sacrificing values such as justice and respect for human dignity in favor of utility. In Iraq and Afghanistan, there were more paid military contractors on the ground than there were U.S.

The EPA, Climate Change and our Economy

Austin Startup

Ironically, most in the front row looked like the Soldiers I served with in Iraq (Soldiers who were in the Middle East for many reasons including to secure access to cheap foreign oil). Smith’s loyalist climate change deniers and senior scientists in the US Government.

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Book Notes: Tribe by Sebastian Junger

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

In late 2015, a bus in eastern Kenya was stopped by gunmen from an extremist group named Al-Shabaab that made a practice of massacring Christians as part of a terrorism campaign against the Western-aligned Kenyan government.