Category Improvised Explosive Device

ISIS Drone Program Becoming Increasingly Dangerous For U.S. Special Forces In Raqqa, Syria; Armed, Flying Drones Are The New Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) — And, We Can Expect This Threat To Grow In Scale, Complexity, Sophistication, & Lethality

ISIS Drone Program Becoming Increasingly Dangerous For U.S. Special Forces In Raqqa, Syria; Armed, Flying Drones Are The New Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) — And, We Can Expect This Threat To Grow In Scale, Complexity, Sophistication, & Lethality https://fortunascorner.com      The website ValueBit News, has a June 15, 2017 article by the title above […]

North Korea Dreams Of Turning Out the Lights

Comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell. David Maxwell:  I believe THAAD would defend against this kind of missile attack/threat against the South.   I should have added this:   As all military failures are a failure to learn, a failure to adapt, and a failure to anticipate (Cohen and Gooch), […]

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 War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War By Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com View Original May 31st, 2017 Thinking about robots and war often brings to mind HAL, the apparently well-meaning but ultimately destructive computer in 2001, or the metallic creatures of death in the Terminator series.Today, however, the Pentagon wants to push the concept in a different […]

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. […]

Message To North Korea, Iran, Etc.: U.S. Missile Defense System Successfully Intercepts ICBM-Type Target In 1st Ever Live Fire Test

A small ‘victory’ if you will; but, a big message in the short-term.  But, down the line, one can imagine the adversary potentially flooding the airspace with swarms of ICBM capable drones — as technology advances.  Will the ability to shoot-down these ICBM swarms advance at a faster, same, or slower pace?  You can also […]

Tale Of The Tape: What Would North Korea Bring To The Fight? – Modern War Institute

Tale Of The Tape: What Would North Korea Bring To The Fight? – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by James King · May 30, 2017 Once again tensions on the Korean Peninsula are extremely high. Rumors of war are spreading like wild fire. North Korea has been conducting nuclear and ballistic missile tests on a regular basis, thumbing […]

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: […]

Why The London Attacker Was No Lone Wolf

Friday, March 24, 2017 Why The London Attacker Was No Lone Wolf Dispelling a Dangerous Myth Jytte Klausen https://www.foreignaffairs.com/print/1119708 JYTTE KLAUSEN is the Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation at Brandeis University and an Affiliate at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University. The terrorist attack near the British Parliament on Wednesday, in […]

Belgian Security Forces Foil Possible Car Attack in Antwerp

https://www.wsj.com/articles/belgian-soldiers-foil-car-attack-in-antwerp-1490279130?mod=cx_picks&cx_navSource=cx_picks&cx_tag=poptarget&cx_artPos=2#cxrecs_s ·        WORLD Belgian Security Forces Foil Possible Car Attack in Antwerp Inebriated man tried to drive through crowd a day after rampage in central London   Belgian police officers and a bomb-disposal squad in Antwerp where Belgian police arrested a man on Thursday after he tried to drive into a crowd at high speed. PHOTO: VIRGINIE […]