Archive for September 16, 2010

The US Plan for Stabilizing Afghanistan

September 16, 2010 4 comments

An actual chart from a, now infamous, presentation conceptually related to this post- How the Pentagon Manages Military Projects.

The McChrystal Afghanistan PowerPoint slide: can you do any better?

Well you can see why Nato hasn’t cracked Afghanistan yet. The Microsoft PowerPoint slide which drove US military General Stanley McChrystal to declare that “When we understand that slide, we’ll have won the war” at a briefing in Kabul last summer has led to big questions about the world’s reliance on the presentation software.

Click on the picture for the full-sized version and marvel at the PowerPoint wizardry. I have a feeling that this won’t end well..