A ray of hope in dark times

Najib Mahmood’s Non-offensive Defense Strategy Research Project 

As matters go from bad to worse with the news that civilians have died, allegedly in a Nato air strike on Tripoli, our support for defensive defence policies has been boosted by the discovery of research published in 2008 – well after the hiatus following the NoD  ‘popularity bubble’ of the 80s and 90s. 

In 2008 Najib Mahmood, United States Department of State, completed his dissertation Non-offensive Defense and Nonviolence Response to Terrorism, whilst studying for a Master of Strategic Studies Degree at the U.S. Army War College, which is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education. 

Highlights will be published on this site, but readers may download the paper now:  http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA479791

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