Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Paradox of Obama’s Kill List

“Nothing else in Mr. Obama’s first term has baffled liberal supporters and confounded conservative critics alike as his aggressive counterterrorism record.” “…the administration’s very success at killing terrorism suspects has been shadowed by a suspicion: that Mr. Obama has avoided … Continue reading

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US SpecOps does recon in North Korea

Brigdier General Neil Tolley, Commander of SOCOM-US Forces Korea, admitted during a conference in Tampa that US and South Korean operators have infiltrated North Korea: “The entire tunnel infrastructure is hidden from our satellites,” Gen Tolley said. “So we send (South … Continue reading

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United Nations Hypocrisy on Display

$17.2 Billion per year…the U.S. pays 22%…

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Mali’s Geopolitical Challenge

Mali: Contending with the artificial borders inherited from French colonialism…

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No Yes-Men

To the sycophant: “Do what you’re paid to do, not what you think will feather your nest. In the long run, it won’t.” “There’s a phenomenon running rampant in society and in our profession today; it’s the tendency for those … Continue reading

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Failed SWAT Breach

Failed SWAT Breach leads to firefight at secondary entry point…settled by knock and talk…

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Mali-Burkina Faso border clash

Farmers versus herders among the border region between Mali and Burkina-Faso: “…the dispute originated from an agreement between the two west African nations, which allows Burkina herders to take their livestock to camps in Mali where there was available pasture … Continue reading

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Jihadis support Mali rebels

The leader of the Al Qaeda affiliated group in Northern Mali has put his fighters “at the disposal of Ansar Dine rebels seeking to impose Islamic law”… “Fighters should impose sharia only gradually and look to collaborate, not clash, with … Continue reading

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Stratfor: The Not-So-Exceptional Terrorist

“…there has been a shift in the jihadist threat. Once stemming from the al Qaeda core, the jihadist threat now emanates primarily from grassroots jihadists. While grassroots jihadists pose a more diffuse threat…they also pose a less severe threat because … Continue reading

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Police kill shooter after K-9 gets shot

Sacramento police were led on a chase after identifying a stolen car.  The suspect, “Webb was facing nine years in prison for the charge of carrying a dirk or dagger along with prior prison sentences”… “had been released from the … Continue reading

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