WikiStrat wants to be your crowd-sourced war nerd


Yesterday, a virtual security and intelligence consultancy called Wikistrat released something it calls RSM– the Regime Stability Model. This new offering provides the company’s clients – which include the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Africa Command, the U.S. Pacific Command, the U.S. Navy and Air Force, the French Air Force, British Royal Air Force, and NATO Allied Command –with continuous monitoring of the viability of any given country’s current government.

History buffs will recall that the very Internet was first a Department of Defense project to connect central command with its far-flung network of agents. Born of this initial seed, Wikistrat – the product of one Israeli and two Australian founders – has managed to sell a similar vision back to the parent organization, wrapped in new paper. The company bills itself as “crowdsourced consulting…”

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