Category Improvised Explosive Device

Houthis Wage Non-Traditional War In Bab al-Mandab Fueled Booby-Trapped Boats

https://english.aawsat.com/bandar-alqahtani/news-middle-east/houthis-wage-non-traditional-war-bab-al-mandab-fueled-booby-trapped-boats Houthis Wage Non-Traditional War In Bab al-Mandab Fueled Booby-Trapped Boats BADR AL-QAHTANIJuly 7, 2017, 7:19 am 644 Pro-government Yemeni forces patrol a coastline along the Bab al-Mandab strait. (AFP) Powered By VidMatic London – Even the producers of the Johnny Depp-helmed “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise have not reached the heights of criminal imagination […]

Can Terrorists Beat The U.S. Laptop Ban, Screening Technologies?

Can Terrorists Beat The U.S. Laptop Ban, Screening Technologies? thecipherbrief.com · July 12, 2017 Late last month, the Department of Homeland Security initiated new security measures for all international commercial flights bound to the United States, a move that could potentially lead to either the lifting or expansion of the laptop ban currently in place for […]

On Hyper-War By Gen. (Ret.) John Allen/USMC & Amir Hussain

On Hyperwar By General John R. Allen, US Marine Corps (Retired) and Amir Husain https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2017-07/hyperwar It is more than a revolution in military affairs; it is a revolution in human affairs.   2 January 2018 The battle damage was devastating and constituted the leading edge of what the United States soon would discover was a […]

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 […]