Regrouped Al Qaeda Poses Global Threat By Adam Entous (and a little DeMarco Banter)

DeM Banter: Interesting we say..."The deaths of Osama bin Laden and other top al Qaeda officials in Pakistan has fueled U.S. confidence that al Qaeda's core leadership can't mount attacks on the U.S. and that U.S. drone strikes there could be phased out over time. " I wonder what model of leadership we are using …

Choosing to Cheat: Thoughts by Andy Stanley, written by John Maxwell

DeM Banter:  Whew...came by this through a strange web... working on notes for a class this AM--notes that were passed via Andy Christiansen...from a class taught by John Woodall....who mentioned the concept of "Choosing to Cheat."  A quick Google search finds an article on Stanley's message by John Maxwell...hummm.... it's all connected.  So do you …

Army Chief Of Staff: Leaner Military Will Have More Expertise By Walter Pincus

DeM Banter: Haven't we seen this show before...I believe it was an early to mid-1990s sit-com. We would all have a specialized regions--that did not go so well when one region demanded all our attention. It does look darn nice on paper though. Further, recruiting and retention is not an issue now that the economy …