Jason Criss Howk 12 Jan 2019 As we prepare for the next season of Game of Thrones we are reviewing the 7th season. Spoilers ahead… As we watched the story unfold we were struck by the similarities of warfare, policy making, and intelligence operations to today. This season centers partly around a young advisor/scholar/scientist from… Read More Can Your Intel Team Find the Dragon Glass?
Jason Criss Howk 28 December 2018 Book lovers and readers can start their new book wish list today. We’ve all started looking to 2019 and our resolution to read more…and you know what book hints were ignored when you unwrapped gifts this season. Just this print this out for your gift giving friends and family… Read More 12 Impactful Books You May Have Missed
By Jason Criss Howk 1 December 2018 One of our most qualified and capable presidents has joined in his wife and daughter in heaven. The final president we were gifted from the greatest generation is gone, but his mark remains on this human project and upon me and so many others who were lucky enough… Read More Saluting my First Commander in Chief
For those that have been working on Afghanistan closely, here is the next step in the long and bumpy peace process. One step closer to a final cease fire and a decades long reconciliation process. Download the pdf document here
A very touching farewell today in Utah as Major Brent Taylor’s family and friends said goodbye. A grateful nation stands beside his family. The local news did a great job capturing the event and has shared a video of the day. My friend Major Abdul Rahman Rahmani, an Afghan Military Pilot, shared some kind words… Read More Rest well Major Brent Taylor; your work is done
Jason Criss Howk While speaking at the APPNA conference in Virginia with my good friend Dr Babar we had a chance to have a long quiet and private lunch with Dr Syeed and his gracious wife. It is always interesting to see how conversations about Islam change when they are intimate and calm. I shared… Read More Mission from God?
Finally an administration uses clear language to publicly segregate Violent Islamist ideologues from the religion of Islam and the Muslims around the world that are America’s natural allies against terrorism. As Muslims are usually the victims of terrorism, America must make clear that we are friends to all Muslims and we differentiate radical Islamists from… Read More America clarifies its CT policy