Author Recommendation: Chris Kyle
Mar07

Author Recommendation: Chris Kyle

As many of you know Chris Kyle was murdered on February 2nd along with another man as they were trying to help a veteran through various symptoms of PTSD. It’s incredibly difficult to be critical of a man who has done so much for America but it is especially tough after his death; thankfully Chris Kyle wrote an amazing book. I think the book takes on an entirely different tone now that Chris Kyle is deceased and to me it completely...

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Last U.S. Troops Leave Iraq Early
Dec18

Last U.S. Troops Leave Iraq Early

Updates December-Mon-1124-2011As an indication of the country the United States is leaving behind, for security reasons the last soldiers made no time for goodbyes to Iraqis with whom they had become acquainted. To keep details of the final trip secret from insurgents—or Iraqi security officers aligned with militias—interpreters for the last unit to leave the base called local tribal sheiks and government leaders on Saturday morning...

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Should Suspected Terrorists Get Civilian Trials?
Oct28

Should Suspected Terrorists Get Civilian Trials?

Ever since the expansive war on terror began the United States (and partner nations) have been combing nations for violent extremists. Anyone of value or possible value from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as black sites across the globe were sent to the infamous detention center in Cuba, Guantanamo Bay. Many have sat in their cells and seen the small prison rise to a complex during their indefinite stint while few have been...

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Why Is The U.S. Fighting To Stay In Iraq?
Aug21

Why Is The U.S. Fighting To Stay In Iraq?

Updates The United States has abandoned months of negotiations to keep U.S. troops in Iraq past the December 31 deadline. The decision comes after Iraqi leaders refused to grant American troops immunity from prosecution which is something American troops have in other countries. All but around 180 American soldiers will leave Iraq and the few left behind are for defense of the embassy. The government had wanted to keep several...

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U.S. Special Operations Are Expanding Dramatically
Aug08

U.S. Special Operations Are Expanding Dramatically

With the recent tragic deaths of 31 Special Forces operators fresh in our minds it’s clear that our military elite are operating in full swing in America’s public wars but the U.S. Special Operations community is involved in many more then we will ever know. Currently the elite of our military are deployed to over 70 nations and are carrying out highly classified missions within those nations. The size and scope of the...

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