Category IED’s

Technology And The Future Of War

David Maxwell’s Comment:  A warning we must heed (It may come down to M4 rifles, 45 cal pistols, paper maps, and compasses): If the Chinese would be unwilling to attack the US satellite system by exploding a nuclear weapon in space, they have already proven to have other means at their disposal: namely, antisatellite missiles […]

Britain Is ‘Home To 35,000 Islamist Fanatics,’ More Than Any Other Country In Europe, — ‘ISIS Fanatics Will Attempt Cyber Attack On Nuclear Power Stations Or Air Traffic Control Systems Within Next Five Years,’ Says EU Anti-Terror Chief

Britain Is ‘Home To 35,000 Islamist Fanatics,’ More Than Any Other Country In Europe, — ‘ISIS Fanatics Will Attempt Cyber Attack On Nuclear Power Stations Or Air Traffic Control Systems Within Next Five Years,’ Says EU Anti-Terror Chief   www.fortunascorner.com         London’s The Telegraph reports in their August 31, 2017 edition that the U.K. is […]

The Middle East: Terrorism Forever? By Bing West

Bing West is always worth reading.  RCP, fortunascorner The Middle East: Terrorism Forever? By Bing West, www.hoover.org View Original July 26th, 2017 Image credit: Poster Collection, US3425, Hoover Institution Archives. The short response is yes. Crime forever? Also, yes. Turbulence, terror, pestilence, famine, love, procreation, taxes, families, sunsets, rain, shine, etc.—all are components of the human condition. […]

POTUS Special Operations Nominee Says Terror Drones Might Soon Reach The U.S.From Africa: How Worried Should We Be? Mr. West Is Likely Right; Mr. Singer…Unfortunately….Is Likely Wrong

POTUS Special Operations Nominee Says Terror Drones Might Soon Reach The U.S.From Africa: How Worried Should We Be? Mr. West Is Likely Right; Mr. Singer…Unfortunately….Is Likely Wrong http://www.fortunascorner.com      Caroline Houck had a July 23, 2017 article posted on the national security website, DefenseOne.com, discussing terrorist use of armed drones as potentially the new improvised explosive […]

6 Dead, 20 Wounded In London Attack; 3 Suspects Shot Dead By Police

These liberal judges and their Democratic cheerleaders here in the U.S. are going to have a lot to answer for; and, blood on their hands if these European-style terrorist attacks begin to do the damage here — that they’re doing over there.  This very naive, idealistic view of the world, where multi-culturalism, climate change, strategic […]

The MacArthur Model For Afghanistan: Consolidate Authority Into One Person: An American Viceroy Who’d Lead All Coalition Efforts

Excerpt: Finally, Mr. Trump must not lose sight of the reason we became involved in Afghanistan: to deny sanctuary to those who want to destroy our way of life. The largest attack in U.S. history originated in Afghanistan. The terrorists killed 3,000 that day because they lacked the means to kill three million. The U.S. […]

Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars?

Conference video at the link to the web page: http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/is-the-us-military-too-antiquated-to-win-modern-wars? Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars? By Mark Pomerleau, www.c4isrnet.com View Original May 17th, 2017 Experts in technology and warfare gathered Wednesday to discuss the U.S. military’s efforts to innovate in response to rapidly changing threats and its place in modern warfare. Bernadette Johnson, […]

Taking Stock: What The U.S. Is Learning From Europe’s Spate Of Urban Truck Attacks

Taking Stock: What The U.S. Is Learning From Europe’s Spate Of Urban Truck Attacks by Cameron Reed Journal Article |  May 14, 2017 – 1:20am http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/taking-stock-what-the-us-is-learning-from-europe%E2%80%99s-spate-of-urban-truck-attacks Taking Stock: What the US is Learning from Europe’s Spate of Urban Truck Attacks Cameron Reed On May 4th, the US Transportation Security Administration issued an unclassified report entitled “Vehicle Ramming Attacks: […]

Former Secretary Of Defense Carter Outlines The Future Of Warfare

Concluding Q&A: At heart, you’re a scientist. What is your advice to all the scientists concerned about the direction this White House is taking the country? Again, it’s very early. It’s very difficult to discern what the direction is. I’d encourage people to keep heart and to remember that we’ve been around for 241 years […]

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute  Feb 18, 2017  GSSR  Europe, In The News, International Security, Military & Defense  0 http://georgetownsecuritystudiesreview.org/2017/02/18/the-wars-of-today-and-tomorrow-a-conversation-with-douglas-lute/ By: Will Chim, Reporter Photo Credit: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) This month, the United States Institute of Peace hosted a discussion event with Douglas Lute to discuss “the wars of today and tomorrow”. […]