Non-Lethal Weapon

John Kirbow
Dec 23, 2016 · 9 min read
My time in the Andes Mountains and Quechua enclaves of Cusco, Peru (top), the AFPAK border (bottom left), and many other places yielded a common picture of how we can better connect with the human layer — and apply the tools of social analytics and applied science and anthropology as a ‘multiplier’ for helping understand and address problems, diffuse conflict, and perhaps even help greater sections of the local population.

Note to the Reader


On the Torkham border, 2012.
I am currently working on a book that will address these issues and ideas in depth, informed by my life journey and experiences around the world.

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