Tracking Counter-IED Progress, From Right to Left 'of the Boom'

Neil Waghorn

A recent DefenceIQ interview with US Navy postgraduate researcher Deak Childress on Social Network Analysis (SNA - not to be confused with social media) highlights the current focus on the network of IED manufacturers and financiers. This marks a shift in focus from vehicle survivability and increasing armour to SNA and the US ‘taking the fight to the enemy’. Survivability as the first priority Faced with the IED as the weapon of choice for insurgencies in Iraq and Af...
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